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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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At Dr. Fang’s House

My friend, Dr. Fang lives just south of Seattle on the Puget Sound. It’s beautiful there. I took these shots from his deck. The wooded area is Seahurst Park. We went walking there on two occasions. You can see the … Continue reading

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Not Just a Pretty Face

(By the way, her feet aren’t really that big. It’s called perspective) Our second and last night Lynn and Paul had us to dinner. Not only does she have big feet, she’s also a terrific cook.  I knew she was … Continue reading

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Lynn Johnston

As I said yesterday, Lynn Johnston is among the very best newspaper cartoonists in the history of newspaper cartoons, and I’m pleased to count her among my friends. Not only is she a great cartoonist, more importantly she’s a terrific … Continue reading

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