Monthly Archives: September 2011

Forgotten Summer Stills

Written on September 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm, by

Well, not totally forgotten…  Sunset on the sound, one of the last shows at Northern, nightswimming at the Evergreen beach with bio-luminescent plankton, aimlessly walking around the west side,  R. Stevie Moore at the Eagle’s Hall, Weird Al at the Puyallup Fair, cat adventures and Low in Seattle. Goodbye, summer.

Adventures in Alaska, part 4

Written on September 24, 2011 at 4:08 pm, by

After departing Haines, I returned to Juneau for another night. Then, reunited with my bike, it was nearly another day’s travel to Sitka. Sitka was definitely my favorite town I visited while in Alaska. Sitka is located on the Pacific Ocean, or as they like to say, “the outside of the inside passage.” Since the Continue Reading »

Adventures in Alaska, part 3

Written on September 18, 2011 at 9:24 pm, by

Skagway and Haines, Alaska It was about another 8 hours to Skagway, Alaska by ferry. Since we departed so late, we arrived-mid morning, just in time for morning coffee. The first thing I noticed when it became light was how different the landscape appeared and how much cooler the air felt. The Lynn Canal is Continue Reading »

Alaska Adventures, part 2

Written on September 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm, by

After leaving Ketchikan, it was another 30+ hour voyage to Juneau, Alaska’s state capitol. The rain did not stop as we traveled north, leaving the landscape drenched in heavy fog: sky, land and sea sharing a monochromatic palette of green-grays. We stopped at three smaller ports, Wrangell, Petersburg, and Kake picking up and dropping off Continue Reading »

Adventures in Alaska, part 1

Written on September 9, 2011 at 11:09 pm, by

I arrived back to Bellingham, Washington via the Alaska ferry system a week ago on Friday. After a lazy couple days relaxing from vacation, I started work at Evergreen and began prep for the looming academic year. The task of editing hundreds of photos from this last adventure has proved daunting; each landscape I passed Continue Reading »