Monthly Archives: July 2019

The Red Onion

Not to be confused with the Red Dog in Anchorage. The Red Onion is in Skagway. Back during the gold rush it was a brothel. Then it became a tavern. But with the great influx of tourists, it was turned … Continue reading

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Skagway

I will have four posts total about Skagway and the surrounding area. Skagway, Alaska, was where the ships dropped off the prospectors during the gold rush. The town has a very colorful history. Now it’s a tourist town, population about … Continue reading

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Sid the Mesmerist

                 

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Area 51

If you’re not up to date on what Area 51 is, or concerning the Facebook March on Area 51, Google it and get caught up. Briefly, Area 51 is where the U.S. Government hides all the evidence about aliens from … Continue reading

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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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