Friday, February 03, 2006

Photo Friday: Disguise

We got some fresh snow today, so I went downtown to take this picture of Patsy Ann disguised by the snow.

For those of you not familiar , here is the story of Patsy Ann (her statue pictured above).

Patsy Ann, a Bull Terrier, was born in Portland, Oregon in 1929 and came to Juneau as a puppy. In 1934 Patsy Ann was named the "Official Greeter of Juneau because she met every ship that pulled into town at the wharf--and she knew the ships were coming long before they were in sight.

This statue sits on the wharf today, waiting to greet all the cruise ship passengers that come to town every summer. Want to know more? She has her own site:

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At February 17, 2006, Blogger Margaret Feinberg said...

I have never seen Patsy before....where is it exactly?

At February 18, 2006, Blogger Heather Neely said...

Patsy Ann is down on the dock where all the cruise ships moor--somewhere inbetween the pavilion and the library.


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