Category: Alaskan Life

Alaska Ferries New and Old

By , April 30, 2019

Yesterday, we saw the brand new Alaska Marine Highway ferry, Taslina, come up Lynn Canal.

The Taslina is a new, “Alaska Class” ferry, which will apparently join the ferry schedule on May 1st. Apparently, they took it on a preschedule shakedown cruise to the upper Lynn Canal.

MV Taslina

The Taslina, on its inaugural(?) run up Lynn Canal (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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“I Read the News Today, Oh Boy!”

By , January 14, 2019

My apologies. I don’t really have a post for you today.

As the Beatles sang, “I read the news today, oh boy . . . .” I just learned that an artist and kindred spirit passed away. I had written what I felt to be an adequate tribute, intending to post it here, but the more I wrote, the less I felt right about it.

So, if you promise not to send any condolences to me, I’ll tell you a little about what’s going on, then leave it alone.

snow on the Zeiger family homestead

The weather matches my mood . . . and it’s time to sweep the solar panels again (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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