Monthly Archives: September 2010

On American Soil!

Cemetery For British Sailors lost in WWII. British Flag flying over the cemetery in Ocracoke, NC This explains what happened… And so here on a remote island (Ocracoke) off the coast of North Carolina are the graves of 4 British … Continue reading

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Troubled Bridge Over Water!

Not to be confused with the song by Simon and Garfunkle, ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ (1970). This is the bridge over Oregon Inlet, which connects Hatteras Island, NC with the mainland. It is in need of replacement in a big … Continue reading

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Wright Guys, Right Time, Right Place, Right Thing!

Wright Brothers Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina The flying machine – what an amazing invention they made!

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Little Feller’s 1st Birthday!

Awesome Toy! Yum, that was some fine cake! Photos of our little grandson’s 1st b-day party today (in southern California). What a cutie!

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Fish on A Stick!

Well, not exactly, but close. What is this I am looking at you may ask?? It is a halibut (fish) on a totem pole near Ketchikan, Alaska. Halibut are in the same part of the fish family as their smaller … Continue reading

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Blowing Your Top!

Humpback Whale Spray Humpback Whale closer up.. We encountered these guys in the inlets near Sitka, Alaska . They swam about eating and ‘bulking up’ for their big trip to Hawaii this fall. They were magnificent creatures and watching them … Continue reading

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Life On Your Back!

Say hello to Mr. or Mrs. Sea Otter. They spend their days laying on their backs floating around in the waters near Sitka, Alaska. They eat sea kelp, clams and other such sea things. They stay warm by eating LOTS … Continue reading

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