I recently had to avoid Facebook for a while because it was just too painful to be there. Not because of the waste of time that is inherent to Facebook or the idiocy that so many people display in their posts and comments but because, at least in my military/chaplain circles, there were too many […]
My last travel day, from Beaver Creek into Fairbanks, Alaska! . .
This morning video begins in Haines, Alaska as I leave for Beaver Creek in the Yukon Territory, Canada. . .
On the ferry in Juneau then on to Haines. Here’s the morning’s video when it was 14 degrees! . .
The first ferry stop after boarding in Bellingham, Washington (over 30 hours into the trip) was Ketchikan, Alaska which is a historic town known for it’s long (and sordid) history as well as being the salmon capital of the world. Above are photos of Ketchikan with the statue and rainfall scale from the waterfront and […]
We had a brief layover in Ketchikan, Alaska, where I filmed my Day 8 video at Totem Park in Saxman:
I wasn’t sure that I would be able to post anything while on the ferry, but I got out my Day 7 video, filmed onboard! . .
Here’s my daily video just before getting on the ferry on my way to Fort Wainwright, Alaska: . .
I stayed Thursday night at my cousin Steve’s, and his family’s home (and had a great visit, to include a game of Shanghai!). Just 10 minutes from their house in Renton, Washington is Greenwood Memorial Park where Jimi Hendrix is buried. When he first died in 1970, he was buried in a modest grave in […]
One of the highlights of my drive to Alaska was the stop in Renton, Washington at my cousin Steve’s home. It was great to visit with him and his family (ensuring we got a game of Shanghai in)! I got to see some of them on my way through Washington coming back from Korea 2 […]