All this means is I have a lot to do to keep busy throughout the long, dark, cold, monotonous cold, dark, long Alaskan winter. Did I mention how long the winter is up here?
And how cooped up we start to feel – despite all the busy stuff? Oh. I do get out. I walk my dog(s). The lab gets three walks a day. Over a mile distance and an hour in time total. In any weather. The Boston Terrier only goes along if the weather is perfect – and he’s been wanting to go lately because there’s so much sunlight coming in the windows. So, he’s been strapped into his harness and locked into his leash and about two minutes later, he’s ready to go back. And because he’s super spoiled, he gets to. Know why?
Even the dogs are feeling it. Where the heck is spring anyway? Even 30 degrees would be nice. The sun stays up a decent amount of time anymore. It doesn’t get dark until after up here, and it’s light about . But is it warm? No. It’s sub-zero with new snowfall. My truck is still half-buried with snow. Here is a picture of conditions during out morning walk yesterday. Gorgeous sunrise coming. March 27th. Geez. Look at all that snow. It’s almost