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Mom and Dad Forever

In At home, Canada, Family, U.S. on July 6, 2009 at 8:15 pm

Mom and Dad on a date in 1958

This past June we celebrated my mom and dad’s 50th wedding anniversary.  Although they don’t like big celebrations in their honour, at our prompting they hosted a small reception for family and close friends to mark the occasion.

Can’t find a shot of the parents together but here’s a nice one of me ‘n my hot mama 🙂

A few weeks later we celebrated just as a family when they took all of us on an Alaskan cruise.  We boarded the ship at Canada Place on a sunny Sunday afternoon and slowly headed out under the Lions Gate bridge for a week heading north.  What a nice way to hang out together, no meals to plan, we’re all in the same place, and some excellent sight-seeing opportunities.  A very different experience from India, it’s a bit of a culture shock really…

Andrew. Ketchikan

What Andrew saw.

Old Juneau

Ice flows on the way to the Sawyer Glacier

People crowding on deck to check out the glacier

Up close and personal with the Sawyer Glacier

Turquoise water at the Sawyer Glacier

The port in Skagway.

My sister and three nephews on the train in Skagway

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