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.
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