Alaska Inside Passage: Day 1 – Travel Day to Juneau (Saturday)

Today we traveled from Atlanta through Seattle, Washington, to Juneau, Alaska. When landing in Juneau, the runways are situated between gorgeous and jagged mountains on both sides. The cab driver was a friendly fellow, Ken. He drove a minivan and suggested, since we were all going to the same hotel, we load up 5 people in the vehicle. It would… Continue reading

A House by the Park

Mike Davidson (of Mike Industries) created a blog documenting his “first-hand chronology of the design, planning, and construction of a modern home in Seattle.”  He leaves no stone unturned as he presents the cost of every aspect of the project, frequent posts throughout the project from planning to tear down to completion, complete with a time lapse of the entire… Continue reading

Government Has Lost Its Senses!

On what planet am I living?! A year-long trial of “full body scanner” machines at a UK airport (the kind that display clear images the human body, including genitals and breast implants), was only permitted to go into effect after children under 18 years of age were exempted from the scans. Privacy advocates say the “naked images” would violate Britain’s… Continue reading