Monthly Archives: July 2015

Making memories

One of the things I like so much about retirement is being able to do things with grandkids. Over the years, we’ve made some wonderful memories, just like the vacations we took with LeRoy’s Aunt Tressie, “Grandma” to the kids, … Continue reading

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Wisconsin bound

Liberty is off again with us in tow. We are headed for a Eagle bus rally in Bailey’s Harbor, WI. Sometime tomorrow we will be joined by our daughter Heidi and her family. They had other plans for this evening … Continue reading

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One last Alaska post

The whole purpose of our Alaska trip was to celebrate our 50th anniversary. We knew that we weren’t really interested in a big cake-and-punch kind of reception where people feel compelled to bring gifts even if they are instructed not … Continue reading

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Ketchikan

June 17 Eagles must be optimists. We were early for the salmon run, but the eagles didn’t mind. They were looking for those pesky fish anyway. We saw them in the air, sitting in trees, perched on poles on rocks … Continue reading

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Icy Strait Point/Hoonah

June 16 Overnight we anchored at Icy Strait Point. The village of Hoonah there is so small that they don’t even have a deep water dock, so our ship lowered lifeboats to tender us to shore. That’s when we learned … Continue reading

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Skagway

June 15 We all know that Alaska is by far the largest state in the Union in terms of square miles, but seeing in superimposed on the contiguous United States is amazing.¬†Of the entire state, only about 1% of the … Continue reading

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50 years? Really?

Over the years I’ve said many times that I always knew I would marry Mr. Right, I just didn’t realize his first name was “Always”! Seriously, though, while LeRoy might not be right for anyone else, he has been the … Continue reading

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