Skip to main content

Seward and the Glaciers

Sunset, Cook's Inlet, Alaska

Last week’s post was about day trips from Anchorage. This week is our cruise to see wildlife and glaciers from Seward. Family and friends had told us to take a cruise so that we could see the glaciers. Working, as we were, from land, we arranged our own cruise. We booked a sightseeing cruise sailing […]

A Few Days in Anchorage

Last week’s post told how it happened that we were off to Alaska. This week it’s about Anchorage. Having few plans worked out well. A number of things we had read repeated the oft-heard saying that, in Alaska, as in Maine, if you don’t like the weather, wait a while. The forecast was for periodic […]

Alaska! The 49th State is Our 50th!

Matanuska River, Alaska

Growing up, my parents would take us on summer vacations that always involved driving. Sometimes we drove to visit grandparents, or aunts, uncles and cousins, and sometimes we drove to see historic places. Dad was especially fond of battlefields. Revolutionary War, Civil War, French & Indian War, we saw a lot of them. As a […]