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Day 159, June 8th, part 1

This is Thursday, so we are headed to Tracy Arm, a long fjord with a glacier or two at the end. But first, lots of beautiful scenery and a somewhat cloudy sunrise… A Pacific Loon. A closer view… Our first whale sighting!  But still a long ways away.  It will be for today… Gulls on […]

Day 158, June 7th

  The first thing to see when you approach Ketchikan is the US Coast Guard, including a ship big enough for a permanently emplaced deck gun. The Dorothea, an interesting look vessel. Ketchikan Harbor and the Dailylife Wife! A three photo panorama of the Ketchikan Cruise Ship dock and all of the diamond merchants across […]

Day 157, June

A day at sea.  This a general map showing our destinations: Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Anchorage, with a few others thrown in: Juneau, Icy Straight, Homer, Kodiak, Hubbard Glacier, and Victoria.  This is from the in-stateroom television.  It has a limited selection, but one of the channels is ship and trip stats like this. We are […]

Day 156, June 6th

The nerve racking drive to the Port!  And a raised drawbridge.  Okay, it was only nerve-racking because I wasn’t the one driving in such heavy traffic.  The crack across the less-than-two-week-old windshield is compliments of some driver on the Interstate. Up the Alaskan Way along Seattle’s waterfront.  A two cellphone photo panorama!  Click twice to […]

Day 150

A few days ago the Great Falls Camera Club listed the Front Range of the Rockies up behind Choteau. One last IDK…yet A bluebird Lone Antelope ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 147

A few days ago the Great Falls Camera Club listed the Front Range of the Rockies up behind Choteau. Blue Clematis Two deer with Lupine IDK…yet ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 146

A few days ago the Great Falls Camera Club listed the Front Range of the Rockies up behind Choteau. Hairy Arnica Burned a few years ago…a whole valley full Bighorn Sheep ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 140

My Friend Robyn says things are best in threes.  So here are three American Avocets! *** *** ~Curtis iin /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 139

More from Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge…sometimes known as the Barrow Backyard Bird Sanctuary Northern Module…. A Blue-Winged Teal and his Mate. *** A Cinnamon Teal. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 138

More from Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge…sometimes known as the Barrow Backyard Bird Sanctuary Northern Module…. Yellowheaded Blackbird. ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>