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Monday, June 14, 2010

Getting started!

John and I arrived into Anchorage this afternoon.  I was coming from Kelowna, BC after dropping off my dog and visiting family and had a very enjoyable 3+ hour flight from Vancouver to Anchorage.  The day started early - but not as early as John's.  I think his flight left Albany at 6am, so calculating driving time and check in time you could say that he was trying to get as much of nighttime as he could - that's why he was up early!  It is just after 9pm in Anchorage (~1am Schenectady time) and looking outside it seems like it is the middle of the day!

We can't wait for the 11 students to arrive on Thursday.  It is a bit chilly (mid 50s to mid 60s) but this is typical for Alaska this time of year.  So come with your jacket and camera handy because we will head out to Flattop Mountain (picture) once everyone is Anchorage for our overview of Cook Inlet start of the trip!

See you soon!


  1. Hope everyone is having fun!!

  2. Hi everyone, any one get eaten by a bear yet? You're not missing much down here in the lower 48. Hot as He@# in Mass. Red Sox just pounded the Dodgers 3x in a row so that's good! Thanks to John and Jackie for allowing the Fathers Day calls. Hope you're having fun but hurry back, we miss you!

  3. Thanks for the pics! It helps to see you ( our precious children ) Have fun and be safe.
    Love you Sarah !

  4. Sarah ~ tried to post day you flew and couldn't. Looks like you are having a great trip. Wish we were there. Can't wait to hear all about it!!

  5. Hey, Laurz, miss you,big graduation party tonight....all say they love and support D

  6. Uncle Dan says hello to all and especially to my Laur Laur Bean. Enjoy the fantastic experience and stay worm. Take lots of pics. Take care to ALL.

  7. Laurz...loved the pictures, keep them coming.Miss you, Love D, J, and Dad