Tag Archives: Haines AK

From Manley to the Ferry

Closing up the Manley house for the frigid Alaska winter is a job.  Jerry had already drained the water softener, disconnected it and taken it to the dump, where presumably it will become an object for target practice. It never … Continue reading

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The importance of place

On the ferry Malaspina coming, home from Alaska, most of the passengers were military families being moved from Alaska to some other place. There were single men and women and couples but a lot of the military families had children … Continue reading

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At sea

Last Tuesday Jerry and I sat in our small but comfortable cabin (“Stateroom”) sipping Malbec, nibbling cheese and crackers and looking out the window at any passing lights.  It was only 5:30, but completely dark, since we were on Alaska … Continue reading

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To the Ferry

We started on Friday morning.  It had snowed the night before, and the road was white with snow and fog. The stunted spruce were silhouetted against the sunrise. We stopped the first day in Tok, and next day saw the … Continue reading

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