Friday, May 28, 2010

Canoing and Rafting

Living 100 yards from the Cheana River ha its advantages!

Phillip gives Noor her first safety run-down:





Farther south, on the Seward Peninsula, we went rafting.  We put-in at Portage Glacier, a valley glacier, and floated past six hanging glaciers (glaciers that come part way down a mountain)




Byron Glacier is "this big"


Glacial ice is yummy!

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Girdwood

Noor spent part of her first year of life in this little haven in the shadow of Alyeska Mt.  It still feels like home.

Dividing up decorations for cupcakes:

 Gatherings like this are what I miss most about Alaska:

Dano and Noor gave quite a concert: