Monthly Archives: August 2013

Glacier Bay

I’m a person who loves to paint pictures with words. But sometimes a picture¬† really is worth a thousand words. Such is the case with Glacier Bay. What a fantastic way to spend my birthday! Advertisements

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Skagway: Gateway to Gold

The little frontier town of Skagway sits at the end of a fjord carved out by glaciers in centuries past. The town was birthed as the 19th century rolled into the 20th and man discovered gold in the Yukon River. … Continue reading

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Juneau

Shout out to Mrs. McFarland’s class at Hasty Elementary. Last night’s towel animal was this cute puppy. We pulled into Juneau this morning. Beautiful sunny day, but a cool 62 degrees.¬† We bundled up and caught a shuttle for the … Continue reading

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Ketch as Ketchican

John and I got an early start this morning in Ketchican. We took off in the opposite direction of the old historic part of town (aka tourist central) and wound our way up and up to an overpass with some … Continue reading

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Cruising

One of the nicest things about cruising is the people you meet. I loved a couple we met early Tuesday morning by the hot tub. Max was from Belarus and his wife, Laura, was originally from Moscow. They were admiring … Continue reading

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Oh Canada

John and I logged about six miles Sunday walking around Vancouver. We also logged six miles on bicycles touring Stanley Park. The park lived up to its reputation with some beautiful scenery not the least of which was these totem … Continue reading

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Where the Whales Are

August is the official Birthday Month for the Longino household. John celebrated his on August 18 and mine is coming up on August 31. As a birthday gift to one another, we decided to take a little trip this month. … Continue reading

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