Tag Archives: Alaska

It’s my birthday now!!

August13th is my birthday. From where I’m sitting, on Alaska time, that’s tomorrow. But I know some of you are already there so it’s today. No I haven’t dipped into the wine -yet. Just trying to explain the whole dateline … Continue reading

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Vindicated…..again!

Ok, so I’m desperate for some kind of vindication that I don’t suck as a gardener. But this article has to at least prove that I’ve had my work cut out for me! http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/cold-alaska-summer-hurting-farmers-and-fresh-produce-lovers It’s been crappy for the most … Continue reading

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End of summer

Well it’s true. The end of the summer is in sight. At least according to a plant. Fireweed is a tall perennial herb with bright reddish-purple flowers that grow in long terminal clusters. The flower blooms begin at the base … Continue reading

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The life and times of Loup

Loup is one of the seven Malamute pups our girl Solo had last October. I was surprised that she had that many pups because it was her first litter and she really wasn’t very big. But there they were. Six … Continue reading

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What do these things eat?

Another moose in the dog yard last night. A cow. A really big cow. Like dinosaur big. The biggest I’ve ever seen. I am guessing she was every bit of 1,300 lbs if she was an ounce. She was grazing … Continue reading

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Naked Dogsledding

I’ve been feeling rather melancholy the past few days. This summer has been a challenging one in many respects. Some of it has been major like money and some of it has been silly and small like I still have … Continue reading

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Moose and a one legged man named Radar

Guess what we were doing at 4:30 this morning. Go on. Guess. Yup, the moose was back in the dogyard. Once again the barking woke me up and I trudged to the kitchen window to see what the fuss was … Continue reading

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