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Thursday, May 05, 2016      2 comments

I asked for stuff to keep me busy so I don't focus so much on food - and I got it! (That whole " be careful what you ask for, you might get it" just blew up in my face!) Our annual concert to benefit the food pantry in our area is getting in fu... Read more
Ups - and Downs
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      8 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! I haven't been here much because I didn't want to be here that much. I guess the old motivation monster has left the building {{sigh}}. I just can't get excited about weightloss, even though I had my first angina attack about 2 ... Read more
The Alaska Trip - A Pictorial Version
Saturday, October 03, 2015      4 comments

for those who don't like chapter books, but prefer picture books, here ya go! ... Read more
AlaskA Blog - Day 16, Sunday, June 15, 2015
Saturday, October 03, 2015      0 comments

We are getting ready to leave {sniff, sniff} and getting our last ride in Alaska - a shuttle to the airport. Once again, no luggage handling, as the bellboy brings it all to the lobby and the shuttle driver pack it on the van. We will not be abl... Read more
AlaskA Blog - Day 15, Saturday, June 14, 2014
Saturday, October 03, 2015      1 comments

It's hard to believe our trip is almost done! Today, our final adventure awaits! We are boarding a twin engine Piper Cub to fly above the Arctic Circle, then a van ride back to Fairbanks. The plane ride takes about 1-1/2 hours to get to Coldfo... Read more
Alaska Blog - Day 14, Friday, June 13, 2014
Saturday, October 03, 2015      0 comments

What an interesting and unusual day today! I believe we experienced how many different types of transportation, other than a car, you can get around in! First, our hostess picked us up , drove us exactly 1/2 mile down the road to the Riverboat... Read more
AlaskA bLOG - dAY 13, tHURSDAY, jUNE 12, 2014
Friday, October 02, 2015      0 comments

A beautiful, sunshiny day here! Temperatures are supposed to hit the high 60's, instead of the 40's yesterday. We actually were able to sleep in today, as we don't have to board the train for Fairbanks until 2:30PM. Off to a wonderful breakfast ... Read more
Well, Hello again!
Friday, October 02, 2015      3 comments

It has been a L-o-o-o-n-g time since I peeked out from under my rock, SP friends! Can y'all tell I'm not a "finisher"? Apparently, we are still in Alaska (at least according to this blahg), and will never leave! Actually, much has happened since... Read more
Day Twleve - Wednesday, June 11
Saturday, September 13, 2014      1 comments

WOW! What an amazing day! It began at 5:15AM (why does everything have to start so early?) with a wake u... Read more
Day Eleven - Tuesday, June 10
Saturday, September 13, 2014      0 comments

On the Alaska Railroad to Denali Park, where the Denali (Mt. McKinley) is located, the talle st mountain in the US. Beautiful scenery from the dome observation car. Saw a bear, a... Read more
Day Ten - Monday, June 9
Saturday, August 02, 2014      2 comments

We had to wake up early (again - is this really a vacation?) and ate very well at the hotel's breakfast buffet. since we don't know if or when our next meal will happen, we have learned to get what we can, when we can! Our hostess for Anchorag... Read more
Day Nine - Sunday, June 8
Saturday, August 02, 2014      2 comments

Get ready quickly - race through breakfast - run back to the cabin to pack the last few things - race off the ship by 7:30AM. We are in Seward today! Our luggage will go before... Read more
Day Eight - Saturday, June 7
Sunday, July 27, 2014      2 comments

"AT SEA" to say the least, is exactly how we felt today. It is cold, rainy, windy, and, once again, choppy. No pictures of this day, either. But still, for me it was a good day. Why? Because I got to do things on board the ship that I didn't nor... Read more
Day Seven - Friday, June 6
Sunday, July 27, 2014      1 comments

The part we've all been waiting for - the Glacier Bay day trip on the cruise ship! DH was up at 5AM to see the whales there were 3 of them cavorting in the water. I, who is not... Read more
Day Six - Thursday, june 5
Sunday, July 27, 2014      1 comments

Since this is the 4th attempt to write this blog day and everything keeps erasing itself, here are pictures of our Yukon train trip and Skagway: ... Read more

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