Monthly Archives: January 2012

Alaska VII

June 24, 2008.  Skagway. The first thing one does in Skagway is to get off your boat . . . and get on the White Pass and Yukon Route train out of town.  The town fathers don’t want all these … Continue reading

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Alaska VI

June 23, 2008.  It’s all about glaciers.  We’re off to College Fjord, and Glacier Bay by Skagway.  My kinda stuff.  I’ve never had the slightest interest in “cruising” the Caribbean, or any other place where the idea is to bake … Continue reading

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Alaska V

June 22, 2008.  Our state room, on the Sapphire Princess, with a nifty bottle of vino from our agent, the HQ.  Sapphire, incidentally, is my birthstone – and that meant absolutely nothing to the best of my recollection. [The HQ, … Continue reading

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The Preceding Game

There was a game in Little Falls Thursday night, the game before LT went over 1,000 points against Brainerd on Saturday.  There was significant concern she might break that milestone on the road.  But she timed it beautifully – Saturday was the only … Continue reading

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LT HITS 1,000! (Part II)

[The Brainerd game is about to begin.  The Super Fans are standing just to prove they can do so.] This is a continuation of Part I, as Part II’s often are.  As previously noted, all the photos in this posting … Continue reading

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LT HITS 1,000!

[Photo by her proud dad, the staff photographer.] We interrupt our Alaska cruise (as you may recall, we were about to enter the Big Boat, so we were about a third of the way through our adventure) to bring you Cardinal … Continue reading

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Alaska IV

June 21, 2008.  From McKinley to the Big Boat.  Upon arrival at the lodge, all hands head for the deck to while away the evening ogling the mountain. [ . . . and to work on our tans.] [Howie and … Continue reading

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