She’s Got it Right!

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Some people just know how to stay cool and comfortable while checking email on the beach.  I just wanted to continue my early morning walk!  I like the sound of the surf more than the ring-tones and message notifications on my phone.

Imperial Palace Gardens – Kyoto, Japan

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I wanted to linger for hours . . .

Unalaska or Dutch Harbor?

Packed Up for the Night

Unalaska or Dutch Harbor, Alaska is an enigma!  I loved this rugged fishing village on the coasts of both Unalaska and Amaknak Islands, connected by a bridge called “the Bridge to the Other Side”.  The island and the town are both named Unalaska. There is a body of water called Dutch Harbor and many people refer to the town as Dutch Harbor or simply Dutch. Technically, there is no town named Dutch Harbor.  Have I confused you???

 

Neighborhood Surprise

Neighborhood Walk

You never know what you’ll encounter during a walk in the neighborhood!

Sea Gulls

Sea Gulls

They’re not always boisterous and annoying.  When they’re absent from the beach, I miss their squawks, their begging for food and I miss seeing their synchronized flights over the ocean.  And then they rest quietly on the sand in a giant group, all facing in the same direction.  I like that; but it doesn’t last long.

Friday Night

Friday Night

What better spot to sit and reflect (or not) at the end of the week?  Add a glass of wine, a beautiful sunset, and of course, just the sounds of the wading birds.

Cape Horn, Chile

Cape Horn

Cold, desolate and captivating!  We were awake before dawn to capture the sights of Cape Horn as we traversed the tip of the South American continent.