• fun,  photography

    into alaska…ketchikan

    this heart of mine was made to travel this world Ketchikan, Alaska. This was the first stop of our Alaskan Cruise. It’s a small city where .70 of every dollar earned is from tourism. Apparently, it’s also the ‘Salmon Capitol of the World’. We took a duck boat tour and learned a bit of the history of ‘Alaska’s first city’. What’s a duck boat? This is a duck boat. It is a vehicle that can travel on land and drive right into the water. The whole thing was quite surreal but fun at the same time. While in the water, we saw so many eagles. And they posed perfectly. It’s…

  • event,  life,  photography,  quotes

    a celebration of sorts…

    For me, ‘educator’ is the highest title that exists. -Eliyahu Goldratt This Alaskan cruise was put together as a celebration. One of the sweetest, kindest, most beautiful souls I know retired from the education profession. She wanted to go on a cruise to Alaska with her friends and family to celebrate. On our first full day of cruising, our group got together and surprised her with a slideshow, kind words, and love. The photos below are some moments I captured from that event.

  • fun,  life,  photography

    vacation…part one

    if given the chance to travel, always take it, Last October I put a deposit down on a cruise to Alaska, and this trip was worth every penny. The last time I went on a proper vacation–not to see family, but to see the world–was October 2013 when I went to Hawaii. So this July cruise was long overdue. The photos below are my favorites from the first full day of my vacation. We spent the day on a bus tour of Seattle before we boarded our ship, the Emerald Princess. I might have fallen in love with Seattle just a little bit. I can’t wait to go back one…