A little diversion at an ice cream parlor after a long day of casting is always a good thing, especially when your companion is top notch.
In Pulaski, New York, one of the local residents always has this lifesize doll dressed and out by the highway. Sometimes she is Marilyn Monroe, sometimes a mermaid, or maybe a gypsy. Fishermen and tourist often stop to have their picture made with this bit of americana.
In Alaska, beauty is not hard to find. Tami's natural beauty blends right in.
In Seward, there is a sealife center worth visiting. This is a sea lion in their very large aquarium. It's like being underwater without getting wet.
Orcas are plentiful and playful in Alaska, and seem to be attracted to fishing boats.
This road sign was at Allison Point, in Valdez. Every day around 5 pm a bear would come out of the woods across the road from the parking lot, find a stringer of fish unattended in the back of a pickup truck, and drag them back into the woods. We heard of no one challenging him.