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My toe demands a chocolate donut and other distressing thoughts about luggage

I ran over my little toe with a full luggage cart. The cart was running away from me towards the busy street and I slowed it with my shoe at the expense of a very angry toe. 982 more words


Fishing at Ship Creek

Did you know you can fish downtown Anchorage?  There’s a place called the Bait Shack where you can get a fishing license, bait, rod and reel, right next to Ship Creek.  Pretty cool!


Skagway, Gateway to Klondike Gold

On Aug. 17, 1896 gold is discovered by Skookum Jim, George W. Carmack and Dawson Charlie on Rabbit Creek, later called Bonanza, a tributary of the Klondike River near Dawson City, Yukon. 187 more words


Yukon to British Columbia to Alaska in One Day

Six Mile River Resort in Tagish, Yukon

There is a lot of catching up to do here, sorry. I sincerely hope you don’t get overwhelmed as I need to compose and publish several posts to bring the blog up to date. 411 more words


Sarah Palin's subscription web channel going offline

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Sarah Palin’s foray into a subscriber-based online channel, where she could connect directly to viewers without a media filter, is shutting down. 109 more words

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Feds: Plane in deadly Alaska crash had safety technology

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A sightseeing floatplane that crashed in a mountainous area in southeast Alaska, killing all nine people on board, was equipped with technology to provide detailed information about the terrain, according to a federal accident report released Tuesday. 437 more words