Good Afternoon: Been a few days since my last journal, thought I'd let you know we are still here. Cloudy today, temps in low 60's, which is perfect for us. The yard rapidly becomes a jungle with all the day light and Summer Solstice in mid-June is our longest day in the year. No festival this year and all the July 4th festivities were canceled in Seward. First time for the Mt. Marathon Race to be canceled.
A Good Day to all. We are having a truly beautiful spring day here in Moose Pass. Our mountains now have only about 15% of the winter snow left and then only the glaciers will show and they too are noticeably shrinking all too fast. News reports our Sun is in a "lock down" phase, which honestly, I do not quite understand what this means and I didn't see any details. Mona is out in the yard with Ava, preparing the gardens and now doing some planting now that it has warmed up. In the mid 60's right now and that's just about perfect.
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Tomorrow, the 10th of May is Mother's Day and I wish all of you blessed women a very Happy Mother's Day. I pray this on this particular day, you will truly feel blessed by the wonderful children you have brought into this world. You deserve this day, so please take advantage of it and enjoy it. day off if you can and enjoy it. Hopefully, it will be a day of rest and relaxation, and a time to just feel good about yourself. No, Mona didn't tell me to write this.
A beautiful Saturday morning here in the valley, no clouds and the mountains still covered in snow. But foothills looking a bit sparse for the white stuff as temps rise to the high 40's and low 50's. House is quiet, except for a very perturbed and noisy cat that is in her 2nd week of being in heat. There are times my love for animals becomes stretched to the...you know.
Good morning to all of you. A very cloudy day here in Moose Pass and except for a few remaining piles all of our snow is gone. but the earth remains frozen about 3 to 4 inches down so no gardening yet. Probably be the middle of May before we can break ground to get the news plants and seeds in. Ava is already at it outside and she contributes a lot into getting the outside looking nice. Gardening is not only good for the body, but it does a lot of the human mind too. Especially in dealing with the world's current affairs. Be nice when we can look back at this virus thing and all it caused as just another bad bump in humanity's history.
Hello to all, from Moose Pass, Alaska, gateway to wonder and amazement, and all free to every satisfied customer. Yes, I believe I'm going bat-crazy from being in the house too long, but the episodes of MASH continue to make me smile. We've had rain off and on for two days, so the snow on the ground is retreating rapidly.
Good Morning from the Moose Pass bed pan and dribble catcher funny farm, and it is another beautiful day here in the neighborhood with mostly clear sunny skies and high 30's temps. Trees should begin blooming pretty soon and it really doesn't take long for the sprouts to become leaves. Lots of small critters waking up outside and moving about, which causes great alarm to our ankle biter canines. Still, in the past, our braved Ufie has taken on black bear and moose alike. Case of more guts than brains, something I was often blamed with in my wee younger days. For some they might think that was last week.
Hello From the Old Homestead on this hazy day. Mona's in Seward today hitting the store, gloves handy, but no mask. We're not at that point yet. If I was in Anchorage, that would be different. Highway traffic slowed down some.
Well a cheery early evening to all. Another beautiful day here in God's Country, with snow melting fast and daylight now running to 9 p.m. as we gain 7 minutes of daylight a day. I am thinking we just might not have a Moose Pass Summer Solstice festival this June if the shutdowns continue...no big gatherings. Probably the first festival closure since it began.
Snow! Yes, woke up this morning to another 2-3 inches of fresh snow and then it began melting as the temperature begin to rise. But, makes for a beautiful landscape. Hard to believe it is already April and the harsh days of winter should be over. But, we are used to have freak snow storms in early summer. That's just Alaska. Alaskans seem to be taking the shutdown orders as the highway traffic outside our home has really slowed down. I love this place and feel so blessed to be living here.
Greetings: Today I have reviewed the information provided by the United Nations concerning both UN Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030 ( or just 30) and found out some facts I was not aware of. I recommend you Goggle Agenda 21 and 2030 for yourselves, but then also review the sub sections that speak on the truth behind these Agenda items. Now I've heard a lot of reports on population controls and no where do they come out and say wars and disease will be put into place such things that would reduce the population to 800 Million people worldwide. Remember we are close to 8 Billion people now and slowly running out of room and think about what are numbers will be in 2021 and 2030.
Another beautiful afternoon here, temperature at plus 5 degrees but getting a bit warmer. Driveway is showing sports of dirt, and path shoveled through yard is showing grass. A bit of summer ended all too fast, but it will return as spring is just around the corner. Liam is out chopping wood and bring it in the house for our wood stove.
Oh what a beautiful day here in Moose Pass. Our last snow hit us 4-days ago with maybe 2 inches, but then weather changed and our days run between 42 to a high of 55 and of course the puddles are forming. Now, as I've said before we've even had snow in June, that just comes with living in the mountains of Alaska, but when were in the low 40s it feel like spring is just about to arrive. The day it hit 55 degrees I took a brief walk outside with our dogs, oh it felt so good. We don't even have a fire lit today and that's nice.
A pleasant hello and how are you on this beautiful sunny day. Temperatures here in Moose Pass this afternoon in the high 40s and everything is melting rapidly. No clouds, so the white mountains are shinning out to almost a eye piercing glow. No wind. We've decided that we will be raising chickens and turkeys this summer, we just need to build the houses for them once the snow is gone.
Our internet has been off for 5-days, but working again now after Mona's 3rd call to complain. But we didn't suffer much as our movie collection is quite large. Now I'm looking for another VCR as I do not want to throw away all my old movie tapes. So, if you see one at a garage sale that still works and doesn't cost too much, send it north and I'll cover cost and mailing. I'll let everyone knows when I find one that works out for us. Most of my John Wayne collection is on tape, along with my Disney movies. A lot of the Disney movies are going to my great-grandchildren.
Good Afternoon: So, how many got caught by our change over to the time change on Sunday. I'll admit I was a bit sluggish about it as I expected it later in the month for some reason, but my computer clock and alarm clock were not the same and realized "Wow", we're here.
Hello to Everyone From Moose Pass. We've had a little more snow and a bit of clear and cold weather. But by next month we will be in April and the weather will be getting warmer. Shouldn't take too long for our snow to vanish, but a bit longer for the mud to dry up.
A very Good Day to All. We had about 3 inches of snow last night, but clearing off today and temperature slowly dropped. Expecting high teens today. I will say how it is mighty pretty outside. Ufie, our oldest dog, is standing beside me at the desk, trying to get into my lap, but I keep telling her I cannot type with her on my legs.
A beautiful Sunday here in Moose Pass. A bit of snow last night but clouds have cleared away and temperature is now 20 degrees. Weather calls for more snow, but for now no clouds.
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A Happy Valentine's Day to Everyone...I think that's today. Micah Sue had her birthday earlier this month, but I won't mention her age as she is an adult now and for some reason women do not want their age posted. As for men, we're just thankful for every year we're still here. Though memory becomes more of a problem as we get old, as for me it's my short term, as my long term seems to be just fine. I think.
Greetings to all. Sorry about not writing sooner, but I've been off the computer for about two weeks. Get hit with a surprise infection that brought on a fainting spell. Woke up with Mona trying to lift me up. Ended up breaking a rib, so I've been in bed. Infection cleaned up and rib hitting. First day back at my desk. Thought my rib was healing fine until one of our dogs jumped on my chest while I was napping and started all over again. Mostly healed now. But got notes done for four new books and watched a lot of TV.
A good morning to all of you nice people. As some of you living in our area, you already know that were still green, with temperatures ranging from 38 degree to 42 degrees. Still raining off and on and occasionally blasted with high winds. But NO SNOW.
Yes, only 15-days until Christmas and I wonder how many of you have finished your shopping. I know we always try to, but it just doesn't seem to happen and admittedly, there are years we're unable to send out anything.
A very chilly morning to all of you. Here in Moose Pass we keep going between snow and rain this last week. Right now we have 2 inches of white stuff on the ground, but more rain is expected. Personally, I'd like to see a good dumping of white stuff before Christmas. That one year...about 5 yrs ago, we nearly had a green Christmas and that just doesn't seem right. Especially in Alaska.
I know it's a few days early, but Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Moose Pass has been having some interesting weather, going between light snow, torrential rains, almost hurricane like winds and the temperature has been down to 18 degrees. Clear and cold this morning with just a fine layer of ice and snow on the ground, enough to just make it slippery. Expecting snow for Thanksgiving, but we will see. Being in a valley surrounded by majestic mountains you just never know what to expect.
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