year’s 4th of July was a special day for us, marking our 40th
Wedding Anniversary, yes we started out our marriage with a bang.Clear skies and calm seas lay ahead of us as
we made our way from Kake around the north end of Kupreanof Island.
The Fluke of a Humback Whale
While underway, we came upon a pod of
Humpback Whales, at least a dozen of them were seen in all directions from our
boat; it was a wonderful show and a nice gift on our special anniversary - perhaps
the whales were feeding at the mouth of Portage Bay located along Frederick
We rounded the north end of
Kupreanof Island and arrived in Petersburg at 7:30pm in time for dinner and a
short rest.Around 10:30 in the evening we
headed over to the local baseball field at the high school where Petersburg
holds its annual 4th of July fireworks display.
It was a fun community event and we were
impressed with the number of fireworks for such a small town.The warm, clear skies and friendly people
made for a fun evening.
A Fun Family Affair
To all of our
friends and family back home, we send best wishes for a Happy 4th of