Monthly Archives: August 2013

A New Purse

    Because we got back so unexpectedly early from our little bike trip, I was able to do some sewing.  I had a pattern all picked out from Noodle-head.com called the Sidekick Tote and I had even “upcycled” a maroon-colored … Continue reading

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Biking the Golden Highway

It has been on my “Alaska Bucket List” to ride the Golden Highway (Haines to Skagway) by bicycle for awhile now.  All spring and summer I have been searching, coaxing, begging for someone to ride with me.  Finally one night a friend … Continue reading

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Jams and Jellies

I vowed to myself at the beginning of summer that I was not going to make any more jams or jellies … I had too many on the shelf from last year!  Well, that vow lasted til August and I … Continue reading

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Taku Inlet to Downtown Juneau

I thought that it would be tough to beat the trail run 2 weeks ago, Mt Roberts to Mt Juneau … well I just topped that one.  Four of us hiked from Annex Creek in the Taku Inlet, about 20 … Continue reading

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Brent and Victoria’s trip to Juneau-town

Lee’s sister Victoria, her husband Brent and kiddo Scarlett came to visit for a week.  It was so great to see them again! We walked out the the Mendenhall Lake and waterfall, Scarlett entertained herself for quite some time throwing … Continue reading

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Mt. McGinnis … 2 trips in 4 days

My trail running has been interesting this year … instead of spreading my runs out all over the Juneau Ridges, I seem to concentrate on a mountain a week.  I did Thunder Mtn 3x is 2 weeks, Mt. Roberts 3x … Continue reading

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Chartreuse Kitchen Floor

According to Wickipedia:  Chartreuse  is a color halfway between yellow and green that was named because of its resemblance to the green color of one of the French liqueurs called green chartreuse, introduced in 1764. At any rate, Chartreuse is the color of my new Marmoleum … Continue reading

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