It appears we made it through Easter Weekend without having one of our city's or an ally's city transformed into a pile of molten concrete and steel. No, I'm not joking, but the last week or so has put me into mind what we school kids went through in late 1950's and early 1960's, as we practiced climbing under our desks in the event of a nuclear attack.
Our snow is melting, ground is again sloppy and not a cloud in the sky as our temperatures rise above the 40 Degree mark. HELLO! Yes, it truly is a beautiful day, with white foothills and white mountains under this outstanding sky. I am hoping the coming asteroid, due on the 19th, can be seen by the human eye. All too many of our reportedly "near misses", need a telescope or they're the size of our ( Susan's) Jeep. NASA is often withholding some areas of their scientific facts.
Hello Everyone. I was going to write this yesterday, but I got so involved with life I simply forgot. We had to rough it through a two-day power-out. This was Tuesday to Wednesday, 30-hours and a few moments of quietness. Our wood stove kept it toasty. In March, we ran out of wood for the first time in 10-11 years and we had to buy those "$6 a parcel of split wood." These held 6-7 pieces of Spruce and Birch and it kept us warm, This was back in March and the house got a bit chilly. But We are 40-year Alaskans and know how to keep warm...too bad about the piano. In a couple days we bought 2 chords and this week we purchased 3 more chords. More then enough to see us until Mid-May...t-shirt time!!
Spring is awakening! From some mildly freezing weather, we now wake up to plus 44-degrees and mud. This is the time for mud boots and towels at the doors to wipe your feet on. Thankfully, the living room area is all old hardwood and a nice carpet given to us by our youngest daughter and her husband.
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