Ketchikan Gets 13 Feet of Rain a Year

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Real Estate Agent with Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker DRE #00697006

View from Cape Fox

I have this strange urge to adopt some of these guys and take them back to Sacramento with me, perhaps offer them a new home in my front yard, next to the maples. My husband says they would clash with our decor, but I say totem poles go with everything -- just like you can wear blue jeans with anything. This is in Ketchikan, Alaska.

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Elizabeth Weintraub is co-partner of Weintraub & Wallace Team of Top Producing Realtors, an author, home buying expert at The Balance, a Land Park resident, and a veteran real estate agent who specializes in older, classic homes in Land Park, Curtis Park, Midtown, Carmichael and East Sacramento, as well as tract homes in Elk Grove, Natomas, Roseville and Lincoln. Call Elizabeth Weintraub at 916.233.6759. Put our combined 80 years of real estate experience to work for you. Broker-Associate at RE/MAX Gold. DRE License # 00697006.

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Comments (7)

Lenn Harley
Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate - Leesburg, VA
Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland

I don't know which I would love to have in my landscaping, a totem pole or a man's suit of armor.

Perhaps the totem pole in the landscaping and the man's suit of armor in the foyer.

Aug 28, 2013 01:09 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

13 feet of rain!  We get about three feet a year; wow, that's one wet place!

Aug 28, 2013 02:01 AM
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker
Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

It was sunny and beautiful when we got off the plane. Within minutes, a downpour. It has rained about every 2 hours. That's what rain jackets are for, though.

Aug 28, 2013 03:51 AM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster Real Estate - Gainesville, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

I remember from my Alaskan cruise learning that Alaska has the largest temperate rain forest in the world.  They do get a ton of rain up there.

Aug 28, 2013 05:09 AM
Mary Douglas
United Country Ponderosa Realty, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado - Red Feather Lakes, CO
REALTOR, Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

Hi Elizabeth! Of course, everyone needs a totem, I think you should get one.

Aug 28, 2013 09:45 AM
Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Assistant

Elizabeth~ We took an Alaskan cruise for our honeymoon 14+ years ago and that was one of our stops and remember seeing quite a few totems. I wouldn't mind having a few too and I agree, they go with everything! :-)

Aug 28, 2013 03:27 PM
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
EXP Realty 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Real Estate Agents - Luxury - Divorce

Agreed....great lawn ornaments and they don't have to be trimmed like the landscaping !

Aug 30, 2013 10:16 PM