Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Red Dog Saloon

It’s in Juneau. This is the last of Juneau. Sure , it’s a tourist bar, but it was a lot of fun. The musical interlude was provided by The Great Baldini. Did you notice the revolver and the sign under … Continue reading

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Whale Watching

We took a whale watching tour out of Anchorage. First I got this nice shot of an eagle on the dock as we were getting on the boat: After a few days I learned that spotting eagles was no big … Continue reading

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Nothing today

But another dumb comic strip:              

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Juneau

Now that I’ve recovered my lost photos, I’ll take you back to Juneau. Juneau is the third largest city in Alaska, population around 33,000. Several years ago Alaska wanted to move the capital to Anchorage, but they found that the … Continue reading

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Talkeetna

I managed to get my Alaska photos off another device.  Today I’ll show you Talkeetna Lodge. We stayed there on our way back to Anchorage from Denali.  This is a deep gorge on the way there. We also crossed this … Continue reading

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About Wormwood

Robert R. emailed me about my wormwood, and I gave him some info. You might be interested. Here’s what I wrote back to him: The plant is an artemisia. I’m not sure if summerwood is the species they use to … Continue reading

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I’ve been sick

I really have. I hope t0 be over it in a couple more days. I thought I was better on Sunday, but I had a relapse. The infection went into my sinuses and eyes. I have medicine, so don’t worry. … Continue reading

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Howdy

Not much today. .           .  

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Check out my green thumb

My basil: What the heck is this? From Mars or someplace? My wormwood. I use it to make a poor man’s absinthe. From 1994. Sid finds work at the track. I didn’t have the color files back then.

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Culpeper Part 2

I showed photos of our hotel, Suites 249, in Culpepper. One in our party had eaten dinner in Culpeper before, and he recommended a restaurant, It’s About Thyme, where we dined that evening. Not only was the food excellent as … Continue reading

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