Moses is a very photogenic feline. These pictures would look much better as a slideshow, but he does fairly well in singles.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Connie and her mom picked me up out north and on our way into Kenai we stopped and I was able to say goodbye to Daddy. Janet and JaLeen and Mom also stopped at the Kenai Sr Center and I was able to tell them goodbye again.
The Rustic Goat is a great place for a last meal..I think it would make a great place for ANY meal. This delicious platter had all kinds of tasty meats and cheeses on it. The blueberry one in back was really yummy!!! I ate most of the salmon...such a snob am I!
At the airport, Mya took a photo with the three of us and Connie helped me get to checked in. I had twenty minutes til boarding. But, it didn't matter, the plane stayed on the tarmac for about 40 more. I think I cried off and on til we lifted off and the mountains were hidden by the clouds. It is a wrench to leave Alaska...every single time. Due to the leaving late from ANC, my SeaTac time was very short and when I got to that counter (transit train and all), I had 10 minutes to catch my breath. The flight to Walla Walla made up for it. In spite of the bit of turbulence, we got there 10 minutes early!!
So, this ends the 2015 trip to Alaska.
Friday, October 09, 2015
When you cast your bread upon the waters, it is supposed to come back to you. I always thought this was a strange proverb. Living on the ocean, seeing the bread come back is disgusting. However, this parable (in a nutshell) means what you give, you will receive in abundance. The reflections of the blessings people this summer have given will be returned in diamonds and roses.
Because of those connections that exist (you know the Kevin Bacon kind, well, this is the North Kenai kind!), we were able to get the huge containers in mom's yard emptied. My sister works at the pool. A friend from HS came to the pool with her mom. My sister mentioned what was going on. My friend, Connie, found some missionaries from her church (and some younger kids and their dad) who volunteered their time.
Then, Barry Wheeler's son (yea....I felt very old!!) came out to get the containers. Their vacancy left a bit of a depression in the yard. So, today, Scott Tollof came out to smooth things down. It was a wonderful end to a rather tumultuous summer!
Friday, October 02, 2015
My new hoodie. I wanted a tshirt, but alas, the season for tees is past. October is hoodie weather!
This dadburn newspaper box has been a trial. Kelly fixed it, I fixed it, Jon fixed it, and now I decided to zip tie the thing in place. As you can see, I found some of the biggest one's Ron carried at the Nikiski Hardware. (they are in the sleeve under the gloves) I hope these work!!!
While I was on the lake, the neighbor's youngest pup watched me. I really need to figure out how to get shots from a moving contraption. Am sorry he's a bit blurry.