Tarmac ribbons criss-crossing the landscape, dusty back roads twisting between the cool shadows of ancient pines, and less traveled pathways connecting present to past, all I wander, seeking, seeing, with my keyboard and camera capturing scenes and stories to share with you.

Now in its sixth year, this venue has become an important part of my life, a place where I can express my thoughts and feelings about the things I see and do, hoping the process brings me a bit closer to friends and family who enjoy sharing my sometimes chaotic and often nonlinear observations and ideas. A journal, I suppose, but one with which I find pleasure in thinking others are alongside me on my journey.

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September 14, 2015

WANDERING ALASKA - DAY 4

... for those who have wondered, i am taking a lot of pictures, but with a relatively low internet upload speed at the dimond hotel (which, by the way, is a most excellent place to stay) i'm limiting my posts until i get home ...

... today on our drive to the homer spit we stopped to stand atop the unstable edge of a hundred-foot high cliff where in absolute awe we gazed across cook inlet to a primeval shore punctuated with the glaciated cones of four volcanoes ...

... $90,000 for the lot, we all decided that even though it is very likely another tectonic event like the good friday earthquake might shake the entire bluff into the sea, still we would like to purchase the land and build a little getaway place where we could visit every now and then simply to enjoy the view ...

... alaska, so much to see, but just for this vista it was worth the trip ...