Category Archives: Alaska

From My Window

Nana L died this summer. No no- you don’t have to screw your face into that expression and you can uncock your head and stop murmuring but thank you, I appreciate the sentiment. I grew up with Nana L, and … Continue reading

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Appropriate Footwear for Hiking Mountains: the Agent L Guide

We here at Agent L headquarters have been rather ambivalent about hiking, camping and other outdoor sports for years, which in retrospect is kind of funny, as we grew up next to Patapsco State Park and spent our adolescence combing the … Continue reading

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Ziplining!

For my second adventure I chose Ziplining with Alaska Canopy Adventures. Before we go into how this worked out for me, I want to stress that though the day was a disaster, I cannot say enough good things about the … Continue reading

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Adventure Karts!

It’s fun fact about Ketchikan time: tourism is the leading industry in this town, followed by fishing. Downtown is mostly comprised of a few streets that snake around the cruise-ship berths that are lined almost entirely with souvenir and jewelry … Continue reading

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Shootin Shit in the Woods

I was relaxing with a beer by the firepit in the backyard grotto on Saturday night, chitchatting with a neighbor I just met- a young man named Rowan who lives in a house with a few other young men, just … Continue reading

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Shoe-String Budget Eating in Alaska

I met a rare breed today. Most folks I come into contact with are off a cruise ship and are only in Ketchikan for perhaps ten hours, four and of half of which will be spent exploring fjords and peeping … Continue reading

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Settling in in Alaska

My mother and I are really very different, and, as I learned over a long hard winter of living together, different in ways that drive the other a little nuts sometimes. I have no problem leaving my pyjamas on the … Continue reading

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Arrival: Alaska

So technically this blog is for all things Living Abroad Related, but I’m officially out of the lower 48, so I figure that pretty much counts as abroad. I still haven’t met Chris from Chris in the Morning, or sweet … Continue reading

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