Monthly Archives: June 2019

Happy Belated Father’s Day

Frau Grace gave me a card. I took a photo of it, but I can’t find the photo or the card. Hell getting old, ain’t it.            

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Alyeska

In Girdwood is the Alyeska Ski Resort. That’s where we stayed after the wildlife park. It may be the best ski resort in Alaska. But it’s also popular as a summer resort. Maybe because they have and indoor swimming pool. … Continue reading

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Alaskan Wildlife Conservation Center

On the way to the Alaskan Wildlife Conservation Center we stopped at a scenic overlook, Bird Point. the highway runs along the side of the Turnagain Arm of the Cook Inlet. Captain Cook named it “Turnagain” because he was looking … Continue reading

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Talkeetna

This is a lodge where rich people go. At least that was my impression. It was utterly beautiful. It lies on the road from Denali back to Anchorage. From the back deck there is a spectacular view of the Alaskan … Continue reading

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Denali Park

This is the lodge where we stayed in Denali Park. The lodge is still called McKinley Park. Mount Denali, which is in the native tongue, was named Mt. McKinley when William McKinley was running for president in 1896. By the … Continue reading

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Train to Denali

From Anchorage we took a sight seeing train to Denali National Park. We took the photos through the train glass, and so occasionally there was a little glare from the glass. The train took about four and a half hours … Continue reading

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Anchorage

There’s not much to see in Anchorage. The main industry seems to be tourism. I took a few pictures, but I can’t seem to find them. Here’s the inside of a restaurant: Here’s a building: I liked the bear. This … Continue reading

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OK, I’m Tired.

I’ve been working like a zombie slave repairing my floor. Tomorrow I’ll stain the floorboards and install them. You will all be surprised to find that I’m not just a pretty face. Here’s the next strip in the story, although … Continue reading

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Mighty Fine Eatin’!

More about Alaska tomorrow. Assuming I wake up alive.

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I’m Fixing My Floor

Whaddya think? My house on the Chesapeake Bay was built in 1896. Occasionally I have to fix things. Oh my God! I’ll keep you posted. More on Alaska tomorrow.

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