Back on Geraldine!December 28th, 2008 by Kip "Galley Master" Jones
After three months away, we are finally back on Geraldine! We took Kip’s dad to the airport headed for Michigan on Friday 12/26 and then climbed aboard Alaska Airlines ourselves. We arrived at Sitka by 7:00 pm, rented a car and quickly were onboard our snow covered and COLD Geraldine! We were grateful to find all was well inside and were delighted to be back “home” again. On Saturday the high temperature was 34, the low was 28 and the sun rose by 8:40 am and set by 3:26 pm; such a different world from Silicon Valley. But it is easy to sleep in and get caught up on our rest. We went for a drive around Sitka and walked through town which is charming with the Russian Orthodox church, Saint Michael’s Cathedral, in the center. The population here is 8,800 people and the grocery stores carry everything we have in California but at a different price!