Tuesday, March 29, 2011

March 29, 2011

The ice in Cook Inlet/Anchorage, AK is almost gone. 9 days ago it seemed nearly solid...

March 28, 2011

Going into the holds today to check fire extinguishers and other safety equipment.

Top platform in cargo hold 5

Snow so thick it built up on our windows in a matter of minutes. Whistle blowing as we approach E. Chugach Island (Island on the right) and Perl Island (island on the left), Kennedy Entrance to Cook inlet.

March 27, 2011

Large load of cars this trip...Must be gearing up for summer!

March 26, 2011

Our competition in Anchorage, AK...Tote. AMO scabs. Use Horizon Lines for your shipping needs in Alaska!

March 25, 2011

How sailor's roll...at breakfast

Sunday, March 20, 2011

March 20, 2011

A rare moment to catch up on my hops and update my blog...

Container Yard, Anchorage, AK

March 19, 2011

How we get the news before you do...We even knew about the Tsunami before you did with our GMDSS...
The time of day allowed for this radio transmission to make it halfway around the world to our receiver. Tried looking up the ship's name, but it is not in our world ship index

Anchor Point, Cook Inlet Alaska...My radar screen approximately 2300...sorry so shaky, but had to laugh as it looks like my mammogram!

March 18, 2011

A rare sunset: winter in the North Pacific

With an equally rare and simultaneous full-moon-rise: winter in the North Pacific

March 17, 2011

Northwest bound for Anchorage, AK; 12 miles off Vancouver Island...
50 days to go

March 16, 2011

Going to work.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011

Seeds planted: parsley, lettuce, arugula, chard, carrots, beets, scallions.

March 14, 2011

Spring vegetables plot partially prepped...garlic weeded

March 13, 2011

Overgrown vegetable garden with new dog-be-gone fence

March 12, 2011

Helping friends move

March 11, 2011

Bruised, but everything's benign!

Gray day on the Sound waiting results

March 10, 2011

Fear, Depression, Anxiety = No pictures

Cyst and fibrocystic change have already been ruled out...which leaves Cancer or Fibroadenoma

March 9, 2011

Playing with my friends helps the pain

March 8, 2011

Dead Valentines day roses

painful lump + 30 = mammogram and ultrasound

which leads to a biopsy

March 7, 2011

My watering hole as seen from the bar stool

March 6, 2011

New Food Saver, thanks Dad!

March 5, 2011

Beautiful day on the Sound

March 4, 2011

Aspen, Co (?)

March 3, 2011

A loving Mac watches his aging master with great interest and concern

March 2, 2011

Fort Worth, Tx

March 1, 2011

Texas BBQ, Coppers, Fort Worth, TX

February 28, 2011

Leon, from Revolution Museum rooftop, Nicaragua

February 27, 2011

Ride on top of bus from Playa Penitas to Leon, Nicaragua

February 26, 2011

Bus stop (with chickens), Ometepe, Nicaragua

February 25, 2011

Hike to Cascada San Ramon, Ometepe, Nicaragua (3 hour hike = 8 hours)

February 24, 2011

Bus broke down (one reason for "Nica Time"), Ometepe, Nicaragua

Kayaking with guide Rio Istian, Ometepe, Nicaragua

February 23, 2011

Biking Ometepe, Nicaragua

Early morning seclusion at Ojo de Agua, Ometepe, Nicagragua

February 22, 2011

Ride to Isla Ometepe from San Jorge, Nicaragua

Volcan Concepcion, Nicaragua

Playa Santo Domingo, Isla Ometepe, Nicaragua. High water = no beach

February 21, 2011

Coco Beach, Nicaragua

Coco Beach, Nicaragua