OK, so where was I? Oh yes, writing about Alaskan adventures.
Alaska permeates your soul. At least it did for me. I immersed myself in everything
Alaska. But I was never there in all 4 seasons. I'd love a chance to experience
an entire winter in the 49th state.
When I returned from my leave of absence, I was informed that my job had been filled and they would no longer require my assistance. For many that would be a crushing experience. For me it was a signal
I'm not really sure I know who I am
I've lead an interesting life in the 7 decades that
I've been alive. How much more time will I have? Who knows. Time to get busy
In my early 20s a wealthy uncle promised me an employment
opportunity in Europe. So I packed my bags and off I went. 5 years later I
returned a changed man. In the course of that employment I would go on to travel
to 3 more continents and visit over 40 different
I want to share a secret with you all.... I have video to prove this....
My mom gave me my grandmother's watch. It didn't run for more than a minute at a time.... but it was my grandmother's battery style watch so I cherished it deeply.... I took it to the local jewelry store and asked them to fix it for me. It didn't need a battery according to the jeweler. Since it's a Timex [easily replaced] the jeweler didn't want to take the time to fix it without a $100 deposit. I didn't have
After my kids were safely back on the East Coast I loaded up a Ford and started across country.
I had the clothes, toys, clothes and the keepsakes all neatly packed in the back seat and in the trunk. Along with the small items I had cherished... was a singer portable sewing machine. It was from out of the 50's, my mom had given it to me when I left Virginia Beach.
There was a time when I took in sewing out in Seattle. That was natural instinct.... Nannie [grandmother
I've been kicking around the idea of going back to Yellowstone National Park for the summer. I spent 3 months there in 2012. I'd like to go back for 1 more extended summer stay. The place is amazing. Lots of incredible sights. Tons of wildlife. Cool temperatures all summer long.
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