Monthly Archives: August 2016

Spot the leopard

Where is that leopard

This one is pretty easy.

Way above Abby Normal

Young Frankenstein

Rest in peace Mr Wilder.


Two of my favorite comedies of all time: “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles”

A special shoutout…

Arch of Septimius Severus
The ruins of the Temple of Saturn

… to The Banking Guru

You are well regarding in St Michael and points further north, as a power broker, savior, Hero. Demigod, perhaps?

Who was the God of Banking, back in the day?

Your help made all the difference in the world. Muchas gracias.

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

A Flashback Friday Edition:

Where did they film this, Bonneville?

National Park Service Turns 100

NPS 2016 Centennial

The National Park Service was established by Congress on this date in 1916. The NPS oversees 413 units, of which 59 are National Parks.

Alaska has eight, incredibly unique, National Parks:

Denali NP&P
Denali National Park & Preserve

Gates of the Arctic
Gates of the Arctic National Park & Preserve

Glacier Bay NP
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

Katmai NP
Katmai National Park & Preserve

Kenai Fjords National Park
Kenai Fjords National Park

Great Kobuk Sand Dunes
Kobuk Valley National Park

Lake Clark NP&P
Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

In addition, Alaska has one Wild River(Alagnak); one National Historic Area (Aleutian World War II); two National Historic Parks (Klondike Gold Rush, Sitka); two National Monuments (Aniakchak, Cape Krusenstern); three National Preserves (Bearing Land Bridge, Noatak, Yukon – Charley Rivers); plus the Inupiat Heritage Center in Barrow.

Find Your Park
Find Your Park!

All photos and logos come courtesy of your National Park Service

“Never call anyone a baboon unless you are sure of your facts.”
—Will Cuppy

It Is Coming

Frozen Valley - Widelux

Tourist Warning

Mosquito Crossing
A warning sign down by Denali National Park.

“Whatever that means…”

A Flashback Friday Edition:

Mahna Mahna from 1976


August Blooming
At least something is still blooming.