August 20, 2015 Leigh and Silvie asked, "Is there a salmon stream near Skagway?" Since fishing together was an important common thread shared between the two of them, a creek with salmon in it, was their dream wedding venue. August is our month for the Dyea Pink Salmon Run. They were in luck! We packed up and headed 8 miles along the coast to the flats of Dyea. On the way out, we viewed Bald Eagles and Harbor Seals devouring Pink Salmon in the Taiya River. Once there, after a
August 5, 2015 Scott contacted me two months before their cruise was to arrive in Skagway. He wanted to surprise Shannon by asking her to marry him while on the cruise. That didn’t seem so unusual, until he continued, by saying, "I also want to surprise her with a wedding while in Skagway. Can you help me plan this?". “Are you sure?” I asked. He was certain that she would love it. And love this, she did. She was thrilled that she didn’t need to plan her wedding day. It was ta
May 21, 2015 Although Spring in Alaska can vary in temperature with blustery snowy days, this day was a warm, windless blue-bird kind of day. Meredith had contacted me back in January, wanting a wedding ceremony on a glacier. "Why not splurge a little on the most memorable day of your life," she said. I agreed! The planning began. We hit it off from the start. She was easy to talk to. I felt as if I were helping plan my own daughter's wedding. Meredith was a "do-it-yourself"