This past Saturday marked the ceremonial start to the Iditarod with the official restart in Willow on Sunday. Alaskans turn out to cheer on their favorite mushers and to show off all their Alaska winter finery. We met up with … Continue reading
a successful dipnetting trip with 37 fish netted by zach. zelda even got in on the cleaning action, sitting on my back and watching over my shoulder. zelda’s comment when seeing me pull the guts from a fish “yum!” as you can see there’s nothing glamourous about dipnetting. unattractive waders and being covered in guts. zelda stayed mostly above the fray, but did manage to eat and get sand everywhere.
garden in full bloom and a vegetable garden that is outgrowing the beds.
zelda as great and silly as ever. she’s a lot of fun right now. she’s also a handful right now. guess the two go hand in hand.
we are off to denver tonight for zach’s brother’s wedding this weekend. we are making 5, yes 5, wedding cakes. most of the cakes are baked and packed safely in a fish box for transport. keep your fingers crossed this works. otherwise it will be a frantic week of baking cakes at high altitude no less. in addition to zach’s whole clan, i’m also excited that my sister and her family will be able to come and join us. while we were originally planning to visit our grandmother, at least we can still see each other.