2012–The Year in Review

It has been quite a year! I’d like to take a moment and look back at all the highlights from throughout 2012. January In January, we went on a road trip, the farthest west we have been in Alaska. We literally drove to the end of the road in the little village of Manley Hot…

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The Sea Lions

The first night that we were down in Valdez, after I saw that amazing mama bear and her 4 cubs…and while the menfolk were doing their first stint of salmon fishing, I kept seeing these strange shapes out in the water. I could tell they were some kind of animal because they were moving, but…

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The Sea Otters

While I was standing in one particular place there in Valdez, looking at 9 eagles, some movement in the corner of my eye caught my attention. Peek-a-boo, I see you!


The Eagles

The other day I was mentioning how we weren’t the only ones who were fishing, and I shared the photos of the gorgeous Grizzly sow and her 4 cubs. Well, here are the feathered "fishermen" that were absolutely EVERYWHERE.


Korean Ribs

I’m going to share with you a simple recipe that I made for the first night on our fishing trip to beautiful Valdez, Alaska. Can you imagine fishing with this kind of a view?


The Grizzlies

As I mentioned, we weren’t the only ones out there fishing for salmon in Valdez. We were joined by many in the animal kingdom, and this one paid a visit that very first night. A mama grizzly bear with….count those cubs!


Salmon Fishing in Valdez

This past weekend, we headed out on a fishing trip in Valdez, way down at the coast. My husband went to Valdez for a charter boat fishing trip, but this was my first time down. The area we were going to be fishing, was near a hatchery where gazillions of baby salmon are released every…

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The Valdez Trip

On Monday, I shared with you how my husband had gone down to Valdez for a Military Appreciation fishing trip out on the waters off the coast of Alaska. When he arrived home, I got the photos off of the camera that he took with him….the few that he took. Apparently I didn’t train him…

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Military Appreciation in Valdez, Alaska

Today, my husband is down in Valdez, Alaska. He has been there all weekend, and will be heading home soon as I type this post. He went down to Valdez with a friend and neighbor. Why? Because once a year, the fishermen and charter boats get together to say Thank You! to the military. My…

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