Another Day

I was out working in the yard and looked up and saw one of the Alaska Marine Highway ferries, passing the house. This was not something that I have seen in 15 plus years, as the ferry terminal is at the other end of town, 16 miles away. After about 15 minutes I was starting […]


I was out working in the shed when I looked out and saw the Alaska Marine Highway passing in front of the house. This would have been the 2nd time in 25 years that I saw the ferry near the mouth of Silver Bay. I watched them off and on and noticed that they were […]

Coast Guard in Alaska

The 4th of July in Sitka brings this small town alive with activities. Each year the locals get the opportunity to watch the Coast Guard do a rescue demonstration. This is important to the locals that relies heavy on fishing fleet for it economy and so many locals that go boating. The Coast Guard use […]