Monthly Archives: May 2008

My birthday, beautiful day, part one

My birthday, beautiful day, part one

My husband kept asking me what I wanted for my birthday.  All I really wanted was to go fishing. We went in the “little boat”, an 18 foot Almar that was just equipped with 4-cycle motors.  For those of you that don’t know much about small engines, the old 2-cycle motors rattle, make a lotContinue Reading

My birthday, beautiful day, part two

My birthday, beautiful day, part two

Yesterday I told you about part one of my birthday adventures.  I’d lost a nice fish, learned a bit about running the boat, and then we were approached by the United States Coast Guard Patrol boat. My husband is accustomed to this procedure, but I’ll admit I was a little intimidated.  They asked a lotContinue Reading

Ketchikan’s Bridge to Somewhere

Ketchikan’s Bridge to Somewhere

I got to meet Roger Maynard.  It is with Roger’s explicit permission I bring you the following.  I’m sure you’ve all read about the supposed boondoggle of the “Bridge to Nowhere”.  Many of us within the state understand the real story.  We’ve all discussed it at one time or another, but I’ve got to admit, Roger’sContinue Reading