Tag Archives: Alaska

Alaska excursions: gentle giants of the sea

It’s been so fun to reminisce about our Alaska trip this week.  Did you see my post this week about the White Pass Scenic Railroad? Turns out I have some fun pictures from the Chihuly Museum in Seattle and from … Continue reading

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Alaska excursions: White Pass Scenic Railway

Remember how I went to Alaska this past summer? I was pretty diligent with editing the hundreds of pictures I took, but somehow I stopped before I was done.  Today I’d like to share with you a few photos of … Continue reading

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A sense of wonder: Alaska’s glaciers, John Muir, and me

Most of my favorite moments have been those filled with wonder… seeing our daughter’s teeny self wiggle around when we had our first pregnancy ultrasound, turning around from the chuppah during our wedding ceremony to marvel at all the people … Continue reading

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September book love: what I’ve been reading lately

I’ve been putting off this post for so long because the list of books I’ve read keeps growing and writing a post seems more and more daunting, and so I just now (Just like that! How fun it is to … Continue reading

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Alaska photos: Misty Fjords

Misty Fjords, about 40 miles east of Ketchikan, Alaska, is known as the “Yosemite of the North.”  It’s light granite, about 50 to 70 million years old, has been sculpted by glaciers that created deep U-shaped valleys throughout.  Many of the glacial … Continue reading

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Alaska photos: Tracy Arm Fjord and the power of ice

I am so excited to share these photos and words with you!  This was my favorite part of our trip. Alaska has hundreds of fjords, but the Tracy Arm Fjord, about 60 miles southeast of Juneau, is a monument to … Continue reading

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