Today the sun came out, the mountains stood tall and bright against a blue sky. A chill still hangs in the air, a vivid reminder of winter. The harbor is skinned over with a thin sheet of ice, but spring is coming. Tonight it will snow, then say the mystical weathermen, another sunny day. TWO […]
Nisa – Photo by Michael Sharp My Dearest Fuzzbutt, Seven years ago you leaped into my lap and licked my ear. It was love at first kiss. To this day I am amazed at how your body wiggles with such vigor as you wag your tail upon my return. No matter how long I have […]
Then, there it was, the ocean, the end of the snow. A clear line, the beginning of one, the end of another.
You will see the Nookie Nook, as Susanna calls it, the enormous forward v-berth that is larger than a king-sized bed. It is large enough for Nisa and us to sleep in.
We are hunkering down for a big blast from the Freezer…
The snow is deeper than Nisa is Tall – Photo by Michael J. Sharp Last week we wondered where the snow was – there was a great forecast and it delivered. Nothing spectacular by Valdez standards. A mere 30-some inches in just under 24 hours. It was our first time on the boat with so […]
GOES-WEST AK IR Satellite Image – Courtesy of NOAA Current Forecast for Valdez, Alaska: Tonight…Cloudy with a chance of snow in the evening…then snow after midnight. Snow accumulation 6 to 12 inches. Lows zero to 10 above except 15 to 25 below through thompson pass. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming light. Through thompson […]
This year we have added a new tool to our kit. Super-bright headlamps so we can ski in the dark thus avoiding the dreaded flat light.
We have visited amazing places in the past year and a half, and seen things we could never imagine. We have met wonderful and inspiring people everywhere we go.
Kitten Tummy was had by all!