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The Sharing of Pleasures

Once upon a time, a lady met a fella. They fell in love and decided to get hitched. We had the great fortune of attending their wedding in Gustavus this past weekend. So many great adventures in Southeast Alaska begin

Posted in Alaska, Travel

Haines-cation: Adventures with Lyn & George

Ah…time off at the holidays. We’re lucky to have it. Let’s take a little vacation! Somewhere warm? No! Not when Lori’s planning the trip. I have a habit of taking us on vacation to locations colder than home. This year,

Posted in Alaska, Recreation, Travel

Last Blast of Summer

In a burst of spontaneity not common to our family, we booked tickets at the beginning of August for a mid-August trip to Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory of Canada. We’ve just returned from that trip, and on the eve

Posted in Family, Travel

Big Sky Vacation

Garrett and I recently returned from 10 days in Big Sky country. My folks live 10 miles outside Dillon, MT – smack dab in the middle of cowboy country. Their home sits in an incredibly picturesque location – right on

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Abundant Sunshine

Last Friday, Dave woke up and read the weather forecast: abundant sunshine. Only in a rainforest do you get such adjectives to describe the day’s weather. It was a good omen for a wonderful weekend filled with lots of different

Posted in Alaska, Travel


Garrett and I worked together to keep a travel journal this past vacation to San Diego. Almost every day I had him write a few sentences about what we did and what he thought. I added a note here and

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The Very Best of San Diego

We Klein’s recently returned from nine wonderful days in San Diego. I’m not a big fan of traveling during the holidays, but we took advantage of holiday closures from work and school and got the heck out of dodge after

Posted in Family, Recreation, Travel


There are dozens of reasons why I love living in Juneau. Only in the deepest, darkest parts of winter do I start to dream of living elsewhere, which is only natural, right? Over the years I realize that I do

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Big Sky Vacation

Montana 2007…a great trip! Garrett loved hanging out with Grandma and Papa. Every day had a highlight. Some of Garrett’s favorites include playing with the remote control John Deere tractor Papa bought him, riding a steam engine train in historic

Posted in Family, Photography, Travel, Video

Yultide Weekend

What a fun weekend we had last weekend – traveling to Skagway by fast ferry for their Yuletide Festival. We heard about this from some friends who were hoping to attend with us, but were unable to make it. The

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