The thing about my camera is if I want to capture an eagle with its wings spread, I have to get that moment right when it flares before landing, when it is barely moving. You can see the Grand Aleutian Hotel across the bay; the boat is the F/V Alaska Rose.
Goldfish and I went snowshoeing this evening with Chico, a nice 75 minute workout along the water. We saw something rare for out here - evidence of someone else enjoying the outdoors, a set of cross country ski tracks. The best thing about island life is the celebration of the individual - there are so many folks just working and parking in front of the TV, Goldfish and I often marvel its like we almost have the island to ourselves, especially in the winter.
NEXT STOP LOUISVILLE - 7:30 PM Monday night, temperature is falling. Currently at 8 degrees, headed for -4. Last time I felt that type of temperature was while living in Anchorag...
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