Exciting Announcement!

I self-published a book!!  With encouragement from my grandfather, who insisted that it is frustrating to read about my travels backwards (as you readers may understand, because the most recent blog posts top each other), I have self published my England blog posts in book form! Now dear readers, you too can read about my …

Travel: Abnormal Abodes

Sitka’s Geodetic Survey House *Photo from 2011* Staying in Sitka is always fun because I seem to end up staying in unusual types of housing. A few summers ago I spent 5 weeks in Sitka for work and was housed in an old Geodetic Survey House. The house’s basement not only still had seismograph machinery, …

The Local Perspective: Travel on Alaska’s Marine Highway

The only way in and out of Juneau is by plane or boat, due to the fact that it is surrounded by ice fields. I certainly prefer Alaska’s Marine Highway when traveling to other small Southeast Alaska communities. This past weekend Micah and I traveled to Sitka, Alaska for work and, needing the car, took …

The Local Perspective: 5 Places to Visit in Juneau

This month has been a busy one with family and friends coming to visit. With tourist season in full swing, we’ve been able to take our visitors to some of our favorite Juneau attractions. I thought I’d share our 5 favorites with you. #1 Mendenhall Glacier Mendenhall Glacier is easily viewable from the parking lot …

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