Fire Cloud...
An irregular marking on the exterior of Native American pottery: usually resulting from burning fuel coming in direct contact with the vessel during firing

Sunday, 19 July 2015

North to Alaska

Ephrata, Washington

Tomorrow we catch a JetBlue flight out of Seattle for 11 days in Alaska. We have packed one carry on suitcase and one backpack with clothes, fish pole, toiletries, cameras, phones, chest waders, a spinning reel, lures and a fish net....

We're meeting my cousins, Sue and Danny Robinson, and their spouses. Les and Doris to explore Homer, Soldatna, Seward, Talkeetna  and Denali National Park. Mrs. Phed, Danny and Doris are taking a bear flight over Cook's inlet to a remote lake one day, while Les, Sue and myself angle for sockeye in the Kenai River.. We're doing the 14 hour bus ride into Denali and an eight hour boat ride on Prince William Sound out od Seward.

 We've been a lot of places lately without a blog. Flathead Lake, Coeur D'Alene, Spokane and Ephrata, Washington. No blogs in Alaska. I'm packing too lightly for the Notebook or Ipad....In fact, this is blog number 998 over the last ten years....I'm thinking seriously about retiring for good when I hit 1,000.

The picture above is Spokane Falls near the site of the 1974 Spokane World's Fair. The one below is from a 5AM walk up the Going-to-the Sun road in Glacier National Park.

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