Mac Lacy

Raptors Soar Again in Sitka

Posted by Mac Lacy in Alaska, Cruising on July 02, 2009


  The Alaska Raptor Center in Sitka treats various types of raptors that exist–eagles, ospreys, hawks, owls, falcons, kites, etc.  But it seems it’s the eagles that most people are drawn to.  Magnificent birds, their white heads, piercing eyes and  stern personna give them a star quality few other animals can match.  Of course, It…


No one in Seattle stands still for long.  In less than two days here, we’ve seen two parades and a marathon.  Not to mention hundreds of weekend boaters and dozens of incoming and outgoing seaplanes. I’m writing this from the dockside bar at Duke’s Chowder House, a maritime institution of sorts here on Seattle’s Lake…