Alaska, Friday… Glacier Bay

Today is exciting, 1st the Glacier bay then our renewal of our vows. I have enjoyed this trip and I am so happy. Thank you Jim and Lynn for coming with us and making the trip even more special.

Hot toddy watching the Glaciers
2 bald eagles on an ice float

I’m so fortunate that Lynn likes to go to afternoon tea. The husbands think it’s great they don’t have to go 🀣.

3 pm Lynn and I went to tea!

I’m getting excited about renewing our wedding vows. Some beautiful flowers came today.

From Holland America

This evening the renewal of our vows ❀️

Alaska, Thursday… Skagway

Picture from the pet resort
Skagway, ships in harbor
Views from our balcony
Trolley around Skagway
Me and the trolley driver
A helicopter coming in
Train heading out of town
Female bathroom
Male bathroom
Statute in town of forefathers
Equipment to plow the railroad tracks
Small houses in Skagway
A downtown store
A local church
Skagway fire department
Skagway river
Snow capped mountains
Outhouse
Overview of Skagway
Waterways
President of the railroad house
Another church
Original Skagway cemetery
Another statute in town, gold miner and his dog
Nieuw Amsterdam

Another wonderful day on our adventure. Pictures leaving Skagway….

Still light at 9 pm
Beautiful ❀️

Alaska Tuesday and Wednesday….

We arrived in Ketchikan on Tuesday. Took a bus tour of the town. Wonderful and informative driver. We also did some walking around.

Water can rise up to boardwalk
Lots of bald eagles ❀️
Trolley ride
Wall of sea life
Totem pole park
Arriving into Juneau on Wednesday
Most popular crab house $$$
On our balcony
Sculpture in Juneau
Wall art
Our homeland
We’ve arrived
Whale watching but saw seals. Saw 3 sightings of Whales.
Waterfall
Glaciers
Broken off ice
End of a great day… Bahama Mamas

Alaska here we come… Sunday and Monday β€οΈ

Yes we were still packing at 9:30 pm on May 7th. We slept in the rig, in the long term parking lot. There were other RVs and 18 wheelers there too. Three am came quick and so our adventure started. After we boarded the plane and was ready to leave I saw a police officer coming toward the plane…… oh no something is up? A air valve was off and there was a 45 minute delay. Now I’m concerned, will we make our bus transfer in time. Well the desk wasn’t marked and it took us 15 minutes to find our check in contact. Then we had to go through another line to check in on what bus we would take. There was only one person at this point.

We still needed to go through Canada’s customs and security. By now it is 3 pm and we were suppose to be on board the ship by 2:20 pm. Finally we made it. First stop was for a drink. While having a great drink an announcement was made that we would be underway as soon as everyone’s luggage got aboard. It was a 45 minute delay till we left. It was now almost 5 pm and thankfully we also found something to eat. Finally we met up with Jim and Lynn.

We all went to dinner, and did alot of catching up. It was a relatively early evening. Showered and in bed by 9 pm. Ahhhhhh….

I love flying in the clouds, it makes me feel close to my memere.
On the bus from Seattle to Vancouver
Stadium of the Mariners baseball tea

Monday we started by having breakfast in our stateroom. Did a little of unpacking and the went to the jewelry store. Had a welcome mimosa, received a raffle ticket and entered a 2nd drawing. Did a lot of window shopping. I was then given a eagle necklace and won a second one by answering a trivia question. Well it was time for the 2nd raffle drawing. OMG!!! I won I couldn’t believe it!!!

Pictures around the ship.

Bar stools
Customer waiting area
Beautiful floral arrangements
After 3 pm tea Lynn and I went to a floral demonstration

We all went to dinner together….yummy

Cod
Filet mignon
Finished the evening in the B.B. King Lounge

Countdown..

We took a night to go into Vegas. We decided to go to RuPaul drag race…..🀣🀣🀣

Driving into Las Vegas
Big hotels
Drinks with my sister last trip to Vegas
Ferris Wheel
Flamingo
Side of building
Billboard
Show girl costumes
Casino
Cast member
Showtime
Ready
MC … Ginger

A wonderful time tonight with my love!!

Las Vegas another fun day!

Last night we went to the Golden Corral and also saw the large water park along the way

Ahhhh!

Today we went out to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!πŸ₯³

Center of the bar
Margaritas…yummy
Chicken nachos
Flaming fajitas!!
Handsome hubby ❀️

Another great day! Tomorrow we get ready to leave….

Las Vegas here we come… πŸŽ²πŸƒ

Leaving Yuma and onward to Las Vegas. It started off a little rough. We had a hard time loading the car on the dolley. Then we heard a scraping noise and pulled over to find a metal plate ??? Where it came from?

Leaving Yuma
Going to Vegas 🎲
California
Decorative walls along the highway
Arrived!!

We finally got settled in. Tuesday was a down day… Haha. David want to go exploring, so off we went….. pinball hall of Fame. So much fun and there is NO admission fee. Just bring your quarters, games are about 50 to 75 cents a play.

Excited
Large warehouse of pinball machines
David playing a game
Playing baseball
Old pinball machines
Time for late lunch
Pok chops, shrimp
Chicken Pho….yummy

A great day, tomorrow another adventure ❀️

Wedding Day πŸ’’

Wine ready
Veggie platter done
White wine and fruit salad ready!

Salute! To Donna Larry ❀️
Father and son waiting for the bride!
Beautiful balloons
Loren the Justice of the Peace
Me at the welcome table
Waiting for the bride❀️
Disc Jockey
Beautiful Bride
Marsha
Bonnie
Happy Bride
Bride walking down the aisle
The wedding ceremony
1st dance
Carrie and Jerry
Helpers
A Wonderful couple 😁

It was a beautiful, wonderful wedding. Full of friends, dancing and great food. Thank you Donna and Larry for including us. It is bitter sweet for we are leaving in the morning for Las Vegas. The next adventure….

Wedding day countdown πŸ’’

More behind the scenes. 2 days till the wedding

Spinach salad
Potatoes and veggie platter
Relish dish and fruit basket fixings
More fruit!!
Wine

More pictures from behind the scenes ❀️ 1 day before the wedding..

Wine basket
Bonnie fixing Veggie platters
Donna Working on the fruit baskets
Marsha making Watermelon balls

Some friends putting the last touches on the tables

Decorated hall….beautiful ❀️

Basket for cards
Heart for guests to sign
Welcoming table
Picture station
Cake table
Coffee table

Back at the house guest have arrived and a happy hour was in progress. It gave everyone a chance to catch up….

Norman
More family
Bevin and me
Larry (groom)
Donna (bride) and me

Tomorrow is the big day, The Wedding πŸ’’

Last week…..

Wedding this weekend

Sunday was Greek Orthodox Easter. Back in New England, the extended family hosted a wonderful day. Lamb was cooked by my 2 sons, Seth and Adam. πŸ°πŸ‘

Prepping the lamb
Let the cooking begin.
Making tiganites.. yummy
Cooking the tiganites
Best way to eat them with feta!!
Seth the cook
The cook, butcher cutting up the lamb….
Cousins
Cousins
A wonderful son, Adam and his beautiful wife, Laura…
The best…Family ❀️

More on the pre wedding set up! Looking so beautiful!

Haircut done!
Pedicure done!
Manicure done!

Our time is coming to a end here in Yuma AZ. Thursday we cleaned all the outdoor rugs and furniture and sun dried everything…lol. Friday we’ll put everything away. Saturday secure everything. Sunday help out with last minute errands. Wedding at 3pm. I’ll get to dance with my pizzaman..❀️❀️❀️ Monday we are off to Las Vegas 🎊πŸ₯³