We're getting some serious wind gusts this evening, even by Dutch Harbor standards. One of our crab captains was up in the parts room today commenting that when it starts howling like this, you know it's crab season. We're getting a delivery of about 100,000 pounds tommorow morning.
I took this photo yesterday when we walked along the base of Ballyhoo to the shipwreck - it was fun! You can see from the wind sock by the runway it was breezy yesterday as well but tonight is a whole new level. There were seals right off shore keeping an eye on us while we walked by, there was a cave dug into the base of the mountain, and the wreck was fun to explore. We stopped by Surefish and picked up Keri's dog Kali to keep Chico company and a good time was had by all.
I'll post more pictures from yesterday soon. Tonight we went to the Museum of the Aleutians for a lecture and book signing by Ray Hudson wrote Moments Rightly Placed, and is just releasing Family After All documenting Alaska's Jesse Lee Home in Unalaska between the years of 1889 and 1925. He was a very good speaker and a super nice guy; I'm looking forward to reading his latest.
Dallas to Shreveport to Vicksburg November 12 and 13 - We left Dallas mid-afternoon so decided to go only as far as Shreveport the first night of our road trip. We got a room at a hotel/casino and managed to lo...
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