It's been several days since there was time to sort through pictures and impressions from the hours and places that we've been. This is a summary of the riches.
Leaving Antioch, June 20, 2015
Fathers' Day in Seattle, June 21, 2015
After that, Jim headed off on his own, and Anthea and I helped Regina choose a hat. In Finland, all people who earn a PhD are given a tophat and a sword. We went to Bernie Utz's on Union Street to try on tophats.
Monday, June 22 -- Thursday, June 25 -- Anchorage
Elodea, a water weed used in home aquariums has gotten into the lake. It's dangerous for the planes, as well as fast-growing and likely to choke out much of the native life. We saw a research boat on the lake, as well as this craft, which appeared to be breaking up mats of other water weeds.