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I left my heart in Alaska ... Yes there is a famous song about leaving your heart in San Francisco, but those days are long gone for me. There was a time back in the mid 70's when I first had the chance to visit San Francisco where I did leave my heart. Since then traveling to Alaska since 2014 ...
Old Vegas Bob might finally be headed home to Las Vegas Ever since the real estate market crash in 2006 - 2007 I have struggled on keeping a steady job in Las Vegas Nevada working as a glazier (glass installer).In 2014 I had to move to the Bay Area in northern California to work construction. Fi...
New Home Building Contractors License by Robert Swetz I am working on new plans for my employment and my future in the next 2-3 years. Because I am getting closer to retirement age I have decided to apply and obtain a Contractors License in the State of Alaska and start building new homes.In the ...
"PRAY TO THE MOON WHEN SHE IS ROUND - LUCK WITH YOU SHALL ABOUND - WHAT YOU SEEK FOR SHALL BE FOUND ON SEA AND SKY AND SOLID GROUND"
Let's Not Forget 9/11 Tomorrow 9/11 is tomorrow and I will working construction at the (new) Google project in Mountain View California so I wanted to post this now because I won't be able tomorrow.Once again here is a photo of me in New York with The World Trade Towers in the back ground. This p...
Another beautiful day in Alaska ...The clouds are clearing up now and it's going to be a beautiful sunny day at "The Last Frontier" ;o)Have a wonderful day in the Lower 48 ...
My wife Lin is a gourmet cook as cooks many different dishes, from American dishes to Burmese, Chinese, Filipino and more.Here is a wonderful Halibut dish she cooked last evening with fresh halibut, fresh baby potatoes, carrots and onions grown in our garden in Alaska.This afternoon we will be e...
When we think of Fall Colors most of us assume the different colored leaves, yellows, oranges, reds and browns. But in Alaska and other parts of the world there are so many other plants that change color during the Fall months.Take a close look at this photo from Hatcher Pass Alaska that I took. ...
I flew out of the San Francisco airport 2 hrs ago headed to Alaska. While going through security my carry on bag was scanned twice because something strange was showing up on the scanner.After the 2nd scan the lady asked if this was my bag and I said yes. She asked me to come over while she looke...