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Re: [OM] Two months in and it still rocks

Subject: Re: [OM] Two months in and it still rocks
From: Frank <wijsmuller@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:32:57 +0200
If you want to hang it you can ;-)

Beautiful blue, never saw one this deep blue.

2017-10-10 17:10 GMT+02:00 Paul Braun <pbraun42@xxxxxxxxx>:

> When we took our cruise to Alaska a couple of years back, we were
> constantly amazed by the splendor of the scenery. We splurged for a cabin
> with a window and a balcony because, unlike a Caribbean cruise where 90% of
> the time your view is water, water, and more water, there was absolutely
> breathtaking landscape to watch most of the time.
>
> We would love to go back and take a different cruise that also includes a
> train trip up into the interior.
>
> This is one of my favorite photos from the trip - it's a 47-image stitch. I
> will get it printed one day, as soon as we find enough free wall space to
> hang a 5-foot-wide print.
>
> http://zone-10.com/tope2/main.php?g2_itemId=18749
>
> On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 12:16 AM, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Explorer Glacier. Portage Valley.
> >
> > http://zone-10.com/d1/node/271
> >
> > It's been two months since leaving Iowa and it's going well up here in
> > Alaska. Our household goods have been delivered and we've been slowly
> > unpacking. Eventually, we'll be able to put a vehicle or two back into
> > the garage. The job is decent (glad, because the old employer is
> > imploding at a rate that is mind-boggling), and I'm getting job
> > satisfaction again. Along with that, I'm continuing the cyber-security
> > education. My wife is still job-free, but that's not necessarily a bad
> > thing as she has flexibility to travel if she needs to.
> >
> > Speaking of such, we had to bop back to Michigan because my stepmom
> > passed away. That trip was an adventure, but it did prove that being
> > on the edge of the frontier wasn't really the end of the world.
> >
> > The weather is starting to turn. It's been snowing in the higher
> > elevations and the snowline is creeping lower and lower. But those
> > snow capped mountains are another "wow".
> >
> > As my daughter reminds me, this isn't a vacation, I don't have to
> > leave after two weeks. So glad, as it's not just a case of the scene
> > being different every week, but every day and even every hour.
> > Honestly, I don't think I've had a single "re-run" day since arriving.
> >
> > Alaska, and Alaskans are special. I don't think I've encountered as
> > much cultural diversity anywhere else than maybe London or NYC.
> > Anchorage is an international city and the state itself varies to such
> > extremes that it is not just a part of a country (USA) or a state
> > (Alaska) but is a geographical region (rather large one at that) that
> > contains multiple cultures and ethnicities. This certainly is no
> > monoculture. The engineering department is like the United Nations.
> >
> > We haven't had a good shaker yet. A few small vibrations, but that's
> > it. We'll be sure to rethink things when we get cracks in the walls
> > and ceilings. Nor have I had to shovel yet. I'm not sure how I'll feel
> > about that nine-months in...
> >
> > The days are getting shorter by almost six minutes every day. I have
> > to have my lights on when commuting now. But that's a good idea,
> > regardless, and is required by law in some areas.
> >
> > --
> > Ken Norton
> > ken@xxxxxxxxxxx
> > http://www.zone-10.com
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