Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Tracy Arm Fjord and Juneau Alaska

going up Tracy Arm Fjords

This was a trip up the fjord and back down again before heading to Juneau

Everyone stayed on board and took pictures from their rooms or from the decks

We saw some good sized iceburgs

beautiful mountains and waterfalls from the Spring thaw

Me taking pictures from our balcony with our friend in the background

coming into Juneau
Tramway to Mount Roberts

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

More inside views of the Solstice

The large theater, there was also a smaller one that had a night club feel.

helicopter pad

Two story dining room

slot machines

Teen room




more seating areas

beauty shop


more of the gym

barber shop

15 floors to explore and everyone of them had something special to see!

Monday, June 9, 2014

Solstice..inside view

One of the main foyers for dance lessons and shows

One of the many bars

Our room with a king sized bed and balcony

Wine tower in main dining room

another bar

computerized poker in the casino

Indoor pool and hot tubs

Outdoor pool s and 4 hot tubs on a rainy afternoon

1/8 mile walking track

Outside bar and dining area


shopping strip with many stores

Outdoor lawn for bocce, volleyball and croquet

And so much more.....a glass blowing show from the Corning Museum, huge formal dining rooms, huge cafe' for quick meals, ice cream parlors, bakeries, spa, gym, a theater, and on on on.......I hope you get to cruise one day too. :0)

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Ketchikan and the Misty Fjords

me and DH 

Huge seal sunning himself

Ketchikan, Alaska

In 1978, over 2 million acres within the Tongass National Forest was designated as the Misty Fjords National Monument.  By granting Monument status to this unique wilderness, the ecological, cultural, geological, historical and scientific value of Misty Fjords will be protected for generations to come.

Saturday, June 7, 2014


Just back from a week on the Solstice

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Bonnie Hunter Book Giveaway

Quiltmaker Magazine is having a Bonnie Hunter book giveaway.
It is her newest book  "More adventures with Leaders and Enders"...
don't miss out!
Happy Sewing, Kim

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

American Oystercatcher with chick, taken with my new lens!

Happy Mother's Day, Kim

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Things I never saw in Poughkeepsie

In the center of this picture is three large oystercatcher eggs

Here is the male oyster catcher trying to get our attention away from his eggs

Notice the very large long bright orange bill.

In the center of this picture the female is back on the nest.

To the right of the golf cart are three large alligators sunning themselves very close to the golf course green.
Spotting wildlife in the south by the ocean is very different from what I saw in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Happy Spring, Kim

Friday, May 2, 2014

Another doll quilt

Trying out raw edged applique using scraps From Victoria's scrap bins

Added some free motion quilting

and sent it off to England in a swap.
I'm linking up with Amanda Jean over at Finish it up Friday.
Happy Sewing,

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Lori's doll quilt swap linky party :0)

Quilt I mailed to Patrica Harants

quilt I received in the swap from Mary Chow.

Thanks for the swap Lori :0).
Come on over and see some of the really sweet doll quilts
 and Happy Sewing, Kim