Greeting to my fellow Earthlings on this fine Fall Day, where Alaska's golden leaves are beginning to fill up our yard. Yes, the rain is still here and the termination dust (light snow) is continuing to cover our mountain tops. Weather people say the first part of October will provide us with snowy showers.
Maybe it was all due to the rain- I had typed out the beginnings for yesterday's Moose Pass Journal, when everything was erased. I was depressed and stopped for the night. It again rained last night and today. I think I'll be taking the lawn mower back to Darci, my niece. Today, I've spent several hours on Book # 11- on Chapter 3.
Hello, and yes it is still raining off and on, especially at night. I am now waiting for the tropical animals to appear in our trees. Now bananas would be nice. Real curious if my spruce trees can grow pineapples? Drove into Seward yesterday, still a lot of tourists about.
Both of food stores have been taken over by new companies.3-Bears, which belonged to Costco, is now Seward Market Place, and Safeway is now Albertson's. My computer is slowing down, again I now henpeck faster then it can record.
Yes, another 9/11 and can you remember where you were that day? My family spent over 8-hours glued to the tube in our living room. still in our Pj's and robes, not wanting to miss anything by going to get dressed. I was angry, depressed and so saddened by all the people we lost that day. Christians, Muslims and Jews, as well as non-believers, died in those towers, along with a lot of first-responders. I was so proud of all those men and women- cops, firemen and EMS personnel, and civilian volunteers, who charged at those towers, knowing they were risking so much. Since Pearl Harbor, it was the worst foreign attack against our country. It was such a strange day of mixed emotions for all of us and I pray we never forget the heroes.
PART TWO: I apologize for the interruption, but my stomach was growling and Canaan has become a very good cook. Officially, Canaan, John Alex and Susan have become my care-givers. The VA has a program where they are paid $15 an hour, with total payout for the household being $1,500 or so. Gives them some pocket money and they're paid to watch over me. Not that I need constant care, but there are times when their help is appreciated. I am very fortunate to have loved ones who care for me, as there are so many disable people out there who have no one. The Lord has blessed me in this.
September, hard to believe it's already here and now we have to put it in to hyper drive to be prepared for winter. Backyard looks the same, so we need more tarps. Good part is how the mosquitoes are leaving, but we had a black bear in the yard yesterday. Only a young one, so I wondered where the parent might be. So, we stayed indoors. Besides anything else, bear really doesn't taste that good. Neither does cat, but that's another story.
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