The golden beauty of Autumn in Alaska is behind us now, although the season itself draws on. Most deciduous trees and bushes are bare of leaf, turning all energies inward towards survival of the long, cold winter ahead. Spruce trees add the only touches of green to the landscape, as well as safe haven forContinue reading “And Now We Wait …”
Tag Archives: Winter
Last night, I bundled the dachshunds up in their warm winter flannels and shooed all three dogs (Abby doesn’t need bundling since she comes with her own toasty winter coat) outside for one last potty break before bedtime. I bundled myself up too, since it was below 30F and snowing. There are times when IContinue reading “Squeaky Snow!”
Walking on A Cold November Day
One glance at the outside thermometer this morning had me shivering – and I was still indoors. A peek out the window confirmed the digital warning. It was +7F and glistening frost adhered to every surface. It did NOT look like the idea walking conditions in the cover photo! Single digits. What an invigorating dayContinue reading “Walking on A Cold November Day”
What a difference a day makes!
In my last post, Ronni and I were enjoying a late fall day; golden leaves lightly encrusted in a thin layer of ice underfoot, rustling, wheaten-colored grasses and underbrush beckoning to my little dachshund – surely there were rabbits or at least MICE hiding within! We enjoyed a morning of romping through the tall (toContinue reading “What a difference a day makes!”