Rascally Raccoon by Val Riverwalk When I was a kid, in the late 70’s, I lived in Juneau Alaska with ‘Rascal the Raccoon’. My Mom rescued the little guy from a roadside ditch after she saw his mother killed on… Read More ›
Friday Fun Flick….my Alaskan boyfriend
Just a trip down memory lane with a photograph taken by Noel Dilks of me with my boyfriend. Wonderful cruise in Alaska, put together by Jeff Wagg or the College of Curiosity.
Dressing for Alaska
I have to admit, I fell in love with Alaska during my first cruise. My friend Jeff Wagg, cruise organizer genius, put together a fantastic cruise for the JREF. Alaska is perfect for cruising. Much of the state is only… Read More ›
Muskox Wool Better than Sheep?
A friend works in Alaska part of the year, and she just returned from a summer’s field work with a lovely present from one of her Alaskan friends. It may not look very beautiful, but it is muskox undercoat. It… Read More ›
Places I would rather live than PECOS TEXAS
My co-blogger Geek Goddess (not Greek Goddess) posted a long time ago about Pecos, Texas. https://twodifferentgirls.com/2012/11/01/crappy-places-to-be-from-pecos-texas/ Recently the people of Pecos discovered this blog, and were “our town is lovely!” and “how dare you!” and “you don’t like hispanics” (their… Read More ›
Cruising, With Cabins, Size Matters….
I have to admit I was sure I would not like going on a cruise. I just thought being on a big ship would have to be pretty boring, after all weren’t you trapped on board most of the time?… Read More ›
Scenes outside of Juneau
A few years ago, I had the opportunity to spend a few hours in and around Juneau, Alaska. (This was before most Americans had ever heard of Sarah Palin, by the way.) While many of my travel companions elected to… Read More ›