A large derriere was in fashion during the Victorian era. The early bustle took a simple form of a padded roll worn around the waist which originally held up the skirt off the ground. When worn, the bustle’s effect was completed with layered fabric, bows, trains, and tassels on the outer garment. In the late…Read more »
Here is a great photo I took of an elk. It looks like he is laughing.
This squirrel I have dubbed Mittens. He is bigger than the other squirrels that frequent my backyard and his paws and inner coat are white. He’s smart too. He figured out how to get into the birdfeeders even with gadgets supposed to stop squirrels. The other squirrels couldn’t figure out how to get up there.…Read more »
I took this while on a walk. I love how the colors contrast one another.
Downtown Coal Harbor was once a shipyard for the industrial center and was also close to the railway terminus. Now it’s a haven for watching float planes take off and for watching boats pass by. There are numerous waterfront pubs and small stores along the seawall. Stroll along Water Street and you’ll enter Gas Town.…Read more »
I woke up this morning to the smell of a fire. The sun was bright red and the air smoky. Ashes covered my deck. As I looked around, ashes were falling from the sky. I turned on the news and found out 410 hwy. was closed because of firefighters containing a fire at Crystal Mountain…Read more »
I saw this club sign in Juneau and thought it was funny.
Anchorage is surrounded by the sea and Cook’s Inlet as well as the mountains. I consider it a springboard to other destinations of Alaska. You can take a boat, ship, plane, bus, or ride the train from it. There are many museums, including inside the Federal Building. Near West First Street is a monument of…Read more »