Six Weeks ’til Winter

Our ship docked early Thursday morning at Skagway, Alaska. The town’s first name was Mooresville and consisted of one cabin and a dock. Later during the Klondike Gold Rush, hundreds of gold seekers overran Mooresville. Surveyor Frank Reid re-platted the town as Skaguay. This second name seems to be a variation of the Tlingit name, … More Six Weeks ’til Winter

Alaska 2015

It’s hard to believe two months have passed since we left on our cruise to Alaska. Although this was a second trip for my husband and I, it was our first trip with my siblings and their spouses. At the port of Vancouver, British Columbia we walked into a massive hall. A hum of voices … More Alaska 2015