Category: Travel

All Souls Procession

Skippy and I spent the weekend in Tucson for the All Souls Procession. I picked her up at the Phoenix airport Friday night, and we drove to Tucson Saturday morning. On our arrival at the Hotel Congress, we heard the...

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Finally, the finale.

I had an appointment cancel for this morning (yes, I had an appointment scheduled for 8:30am on Saturday, it’s that busy), so I think I’ll finish posting the photos I took during my trip to NYC in…September?...

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More NYC

Continuing where I left off with the last post, here are some more photos from my trip to New York City. Okay, it’s not exactly picking up where I left off. I’m missing a day of photos, they’re on a card I seem...

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Times Square

I’ll be posting photos of last week’s trip to NYC thoughout the following week. I spent most of last Wednesday hanging out in Times Square. I went to visit a former IU School of Journalism faculty member, Sandeep, at...

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In a gallery

I made it to New York, after some adventures in flying. Fog had covered the Kenai Peninsula for about a week, and prevented any flights from leaving Homer. So I drove all the way to Anchorage on Saturday. And promptly had my...

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In the forest

While Tyra was visiting, we took a trip with The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies across Kachemak Bay to tour their field station in Peterson Bay. They have a house, a composting toilet complex and 4 yurts, where schools can...

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It’s not boring this year

One of the best and worst reasons to live up here is Kachemak Bay: best because it’s beautiful, and there are a million things to see and do on it, worst because most of the coolest stuff is across it. For a couple of...

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Grace Ridge (no relation)

Last Friday, Skippy and I, along with two of our friends Adrian and Krista, packed up our backpacks, hopped on a water taxi, and spent the weekend hiking the Grace Ridge Trail in Kachemak Bay State Park. Both Skippy and I...

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Some Canadian pictures

One of the places we saw on our move to Alaska is Muncho Lake. The lake is gigantic, and sparsely populated. We passed a campground, the only one we had seen in about 20 miles. We kept going, though, wondering if there was any...

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Snow and puppies!

The boss returned from Juneau on Saturday, and brought 4 inches of snow and 4 sled dog puppies. Coincidence? I THINK NOT! First things first, the puppies! And now,...

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Sunrise on the 29th

Skippy and I went outside this morning to let the old dogs out at 8 this morning, and I ran back inside to get my camera after seeing this: How’s that for some color? By the time I had gotten a good exposure, changed...

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Road to Alaska catch-up Part 1

Okay, I think I should probably finish out the story of us getting to Alaska. When we left off last, Skippy and I had made it into the Yukon Territory, and were spending the night at Sebastian’s place, just outside of...

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