Alaska Trip – Day 6 – Skagway


After braving the rain, canoeing across a lake, and hiking on sheer ice, today is a day to relax.  Not much to do, and not too much to see, but Cat and I will make the best of it!  First, a 15 minute walk from the ship into the town. Everyone keeps reminding us that Alaska is a rain forest.

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 – Juneau


We made it to Juneau!  Finally Alaska!  Today is our one big excursion off of the ship.  Cat and I are going canoeing to the Mendenhall Glacier for some exploring in the ice caves.  But that won't be until this afternoon, so we decided to check out some of the town and stop in for a beer at a local

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Alaska Trip – Days 3 & 4 – At Sea


Ok ok.  I know that the titles here say Alaska trip, and here we are 3 posts in and not a single picture of Alaska.  We're getting there...just not yet. This giant thing is going to take us to Alaska!  No, not Cat.  The ship behind her.  All aboard the Crown Princess. Looking back on Seattle from the deck. Now

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Alaska Trip – Day 2 – Seattle


Day 2 is our big day in Seattle.  Time to knock out basically every tourist spot here!  First, let's head out into the rain for a walk to Pike Place Market. Pike Place Market Pike Place is known for their fish market.  When someone buys a fish the fishmongers throw the fish from the ice to the worker behind the

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Alaska Trip – Day 1 – Seattle


Cat & I flew out of LAX to meet my mom and her friends in Seattle to start our Alaska trip with a short stay in Seattle.  Day 1 is pretty calm. Goodbye Los Angeles!  See you in 10 days! Nice color wall in the Seattle airport Coffee with the group before check-in Courtyard of our Air BnB Pizza dinner

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6.11.16 – Roughing it in Sequoia


The title is ironic.  There is nothing about this trip that was roughing it.  Between Jenn's gourmet menu, Paul's delicious French Press coffe, Chris and Amy's hammock and overall outdoor experience, and our portable movie setup, there wasn't much left to want for.  It was like moving a living room outdoors! We had a great time with friends camping in Sequoia

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WWTW: Movie Under the Stars


Summer is here, and what better way to enjoy the warm nights then movies under the stars!  Our trial run of the portable movie setup went flawlessly.  Thanks to David and Vickie for letting us use their backyard to show our first film.  The food was What's a movie without popcorn? For our first showing, Cat chose The Princess Bride.

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WWDTW: The Top


From the rooftop of a Hollywood building, we enjoyed the classic movie, Top Gun.  The experience to watch a movie wrapped warmly in a blanket, drinking a cold beer, and with the skyline of Los Angeles in the background was amazing!  The best was where the entire audience sang "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" in unison which can be heard

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WWDTW: Charity Gala


We had a blast getting prepped and primped for the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charity's event where we drank old scotches and listened to a lively jazz band (and of course, celebrate Larry for turning another year older yet maintaining his youthful spirit!).

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WWDTW: Play Ball!


On top of playing softball, we enjoy watching baseball and we can't tell you how happy we were to attend our first game this season!  We are truly waiting for the Chicago Cubs to come to Los Angeles this August but the Dodgers will have to do for now...

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