eagle fest - memorial day 2013

05.27.2013


I apologize for the number of pics in this album. But it is worth your time to look through them all. We were cooking dinner when this bald eagle grabbed a very LARGE salmon from our back yard. What happened next was nothing short of National Geographic. This was about 20 yards off of our deck. The same spot we were throwing the ball to Keegan in the ocean 30 minutes earlier... continue reading

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our first visitors!

june 30, 2013


The one reason to embrace new technology is that it helps us connect. Stacy and I joined Facebook in 2009, and since then it connected us with friends as far back as grade school. Someone I grew up with contacted me and said she was coming up to Alaska on a cruise. After some logistics we made plans to meet while she was here in port. ... continue reading

the move part 1 "the drive"

october 23, 2012


Like I said, we sold virtually everything. What ever couldn’t fit in the 2 Ford Expeditions and a 6x12 U-haul trailer, wasn’t coming.

Friday morning, our friend Melissa and my oldest daughter Courtney came by to say good by and help us load the last few things prior to ... continue reading

"why did you move to alaska"

october 10, 2012

Stacy and I get asked quite often, "Why did you move to Alaska?". The reason is pretty simple, we were ready for a change. We grew tired of Kansas City it had a poor job market and the economy was still in the tank from the recession. Although we owned our own business, we were tired of the grind. I had been diagnosed with late stage 4 cancer in 2007 and it turned our... continue reading

the move part 2 "the boat ride"

october 24, 2012


Like I said, we sold virtually everything. What ever couldn’t fit in the 2 Ford Expeditions and a 6x12 U-haul trailer, wasn’t coming.

Friday morning, our friend Melissa and my oldest daughter Courtney came by to say good by and help us load the last few things prior to ... continue reading

middle aged in the last frontier

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