Signs of Spring ~ the water finally thawed at Taku Lake, Anchorage What are the signs of spring near you? Stay warm, Debby
What do you think a frozen Jack-o-Lantern tastes like? Our friendly visiting moose seemed to enjoy it very much! Just left the candle and the pumpkin stem! What happened to your Jack-o-Lanterns after Halloween? Stay warm, Debby
Maybe you’ve made a Snow Skirt for yourself… Maybe you’ve made an It’s A Wrap skirt for a friend… Maybe you’ve made a Girl’s Snow Skirt for a little girl… Now ~ you can make a Snow Jumper for a very little girl! The new pattern is ready for you to try and enjoy. The […]
There is something so captivating about watching new baby birds and animals! Take a look at these baby geese we spotted earlier this summer at Potter’s Marsh outside of Anchorage. Last time we stopped by they had grown so much! Amazing! My Movie from Debby Carter on Vimeo. I have been learning lots […]
Alaskans sometimes joke about only having two seasons ~ Winter and Road Construction! With cold temperatures and snow on the ground for so many months of the year, road construction does indeed happen almost exclusively in the three months of summer ~ June, July and August. And with daylight approaching 20 hours a day, construction […]
I was fortunate to attend a small wedding on Sunday, May 31 that was held along the Turnagain Arm, south of Anchorage. It was an absolutely beautiful day. Have you attended an outdoor wedding in an unusual location? Would love to hear about it! Stay warm, Debby
Our days are getting longer and longer this time of year in Alaska. Currently, the sun rises about 4:39 am and sets at 11:14 pm. However even the time between setting and rising is more like dusk than dark! I’ve been awake often in the night lately with shoulder pain, so one morning I was […]
Signs of spring in Alaska!
2015 Iditarod First musher to arrive in Nome, on March 18 at 4:13 am ~ Dallas Seavey. His dad, Mitch Seavey, came in second at 8:22 am. Lots more mushers to finish ~ 79 started the Great Race to Nome on March 9. This year the race began in Fairbanks, due to the lack […]
At 27 miles (43 km) long by 4 miles (6.4 km) wide, the Matanuska Glacier is the largest glacier accessible by car in the United States. Stay warm, Debby Thanks to my friend Jackie Colwell Cohen, who took this picture and enjoys this gorgeous view every day!