A musk ox climbs aboard a truck for a ride out of town. The seasonal migration has begun. Jeff Brady
Overheard from a woman passing the post office: “So, does Skagway even have a post office?”
“Does the Yukon extend into Alaska and Canada?”
A visitor walked up to the tour shack and asked how long it took for the SMART bus to get to downtown.
“About two minutes,” the tour seller replied.
“How long does it take to get back to the ship?”
A shore excursion manager from one of the cruise ships in port was overheard at a local beanery grumbling to his tablemate, "No wonder these passengers wind up with swine flu: they all eat like pigs!".
A visitor came in to ask about Termination Dust.
"Is that what makes the glaciers dirty?"
And so it ends. Time to get a little dirty, ourselves, don’t you think. Chop that wood and don’t feel guilty about smelling bad at the bar or the ball game. Go Panthers, may the wind blow you to many victories. And for the far-flung rest of you, may the wind blow you back here real soon. The windy one will be here waiting for you in May.