Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Whales

They knew we were there. Toying with us, with dives and splashes. “Go ahead, do the tail thing,” they coaxed one another. “It makes the boat people squeal and shout!” We view their majesty with gasps of awe and wonder. … Continue reading

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Days Three and Four: At Sea

Monday: Not exactly sure where we are at the moment. Today is scheduled to be a travel day. Feels strange to be without phone or internet connection. Probably healthy to take a break from all of that, but still odd … Continue reading

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The Mountain Is Out

It’s my understanding that if you hear a local say, “The mountain is out today,” it means that Mount Rainier is clearly visible in the southeast. We’ve has an amazing view of the mountain for the last couple of days. … Continue reading

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Day One: Seattle

Beautiful morning in Seattle. My rainy image of this city has been replaced with the reality of blue skies and warm temperatures. Excited to have a full day and night before tomorrow’s cruise to explore. The Marriott Waterfront is perfectly … Continue reading

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Next Stop: Seattle

Leaving today for Seattle and then a week long cruise to Alaska. I’ll be really glad to finally be in the car on the way to the airport. Head still swirling with last minute details. Wonder if I remembered to … Continue reading

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Moving The Ball Forward

There was an article on the Improvisational Life site that caught my eye. It suggested that the key to productivity was to “move the ball forward a little every day.” The thrust of¬†the¬†article was really about creative productivity. The recommendation … Continue reading

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Life With the Animals

Things are a little out of whack so far today. Usually, Daisy sleeps later than I do. I normally manage to have a cup of coffee and read or write a little before getting involved with her morning routine. Her … Continue reading

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