Good morning to all of you on this beautiful spring day. We are under cloudless skies and spring temperatures reaching to the low 50's, with snow disappearing at a rapid rate. Most of the yard is now green, but a bit mushy still. Yes, it appears we're going to be having another great Spring as April now approaches.
Good Morning-good morning! Spring is at hand, as most of our driveway is now dirt and no longer covered in ice. Yesterday was a beautiful day for our valley with clear blue skies and our local temperatures reaching 40 degrees. Nice to be in Alaska on such days and have the freedoms our country offers us. The house is quiet, all the animals are asleep and the floor heater at my feet is working. Having frostbit them several times the warmth feels good.
SNOW! For 3-days we've been hit pretty hard by an early spring snowstorm, dumping about 3 FEET on our place. We suffered a 19-hour power outage, but thankfully it wasn't sub-zero temperatures outside.
Another 3 a.m. morning. Still getting used to 3-4 hours of sleep and waking up alert. I often move into my office so I won't wake up my dear wife, but I've noticed she too gets up at night a couple times. Seems that as we enter into our senior years sleep just isn't as important as we once thought it was.
An early good afternoon to all of you and I hope you are having a great day. We've had snow off and on for a couple days, but not much in the way of accumulation. When we drove to Seward, which is on the coast and 28.5 miles from the house, it was raining. March is like that up here.
A very good morning to all: Yesterday, we were stunned to see the midday temperature rise above 40 degrees and it was indeed a very pleasant day to be sure. We were expecting a week of snow, but that must've gone elsewhere and we are seeing all the signs of an early spring. Now that I've said that, we'll probably get 4 feet of snow and sub-zero temps. But, even at 40 degrees we're still having to burn wood throughout the day and most of the night.
Yes, it is the first of March and winter is still with us as this mornings temps again dipped to zero degrees, but these temperatures will rise as the sunlight makes an appearance. By the looks of things it is going to be another beautiful day and early Spring is often like that....not much snow and the early summer rains have not begun. I must say that we've had a few summers where it seemed like non-stop rains and I felt like I was back in Southeast Asia during the monsoon season.
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