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A Winter Drive Down the Alaska Highway

When it’s time to go, it’s time to go. And it was time to go. The local understanding is that after two or three years in Alaska most people decide that the Last American Frontier will be home forever, or, … Continue reading

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Alaska – Exploring the Last Frontier

Winter night skies filled with dancing Northern Lights. Summer days glowing with seemingly endless sunshine. Getting up-close and personal with unsurpassed natural beauty and wildlife. Mustn’t neglect to mention the occasional ash-spewing volcanic eruptions and formidable earthquake rumblings. That was … Continue reading

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Alaska – Job Lost, Love Found

Alaska? Been here, done this. That sentiment is written in stone #2110 among more than 13,000 other bricks in Town Square Park in Anchorage, AK where I lived, explored and discovered the love of my life. Twenty years ago this month I made the decision … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 5 – A Day in Uruguay)

I refuse to leave South America without adding one more country to my collection.  Uruguay beckons.  We have only two days left and plan to pack in as much as we can in spite of my stumbling encounter with a … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 4 – Time to Tango)

Evidently, we’re in hell.  We miss our flight out of  Ushuaia and wind up having to wait for a later flight that also stops in El Calefate.  The flight from El Calefate to Buenos Aires started off scary with the … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 3 – Trip to the Tip)

That pretty picture you see up at the top of my blog was taken during our descent into the southernmost city in the world located at the bottom tip of South America.  As my souvenir coffee mug proclaims, “Ushuaia Fin … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 2 – Buenos Aires Stopover)

Prior to touch down in Argentina, we are kept busy filling out a long questionnaire that asks where we have been, what flights have we taken, what were our seat numbers? Do we have any health concerns? Cough? Fever? Where … Continue reading

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Turn My World Upside Down (Part 1 – Chile)

I think I understand why so many of us in the United States ignore our neighbors in South America.  The continent is not marketed as well as Europe and the perception exists that Europe has more or better antiquities. Simple … Continue reading

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Luxury Suite at a Bargain Basement Price

The day has come for my nephew, the West Point graduate, to make love, not war.  He has just returned from his second deployment in Iraq and his stunning bride-to-be, a nurse practitioner, is beaming. Two years in the planning, … Continue reading

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The Desert Shoot

The vision calls for rolling dunes as far as the eye can see. We need a lot of sand. We need a desert.  Or, at least, what passes for one. Initial discussions of shooting five web videos for the client, … Continue reading

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