While sitting near Indian River yesterday, a kingfisher came along. Most of the time I have seen kingfishers they have been perched on a piling or branch above the water and from there they dive into the water to catch fish. The one I saw yesterday did this, but also, as it was flying along … Read more

Spring Greening

Last night it started raining for the first time in at least a couple of weeks. Perhaps the change in weather combined with recent events that have occupied my days have given things a new look because today it seemed like many things had suddenly shown significant growth. Many of the plants I have been … Read more

Sunny Weather

When you live in a place like Sitka, you learn to take advantage of warm sunny weather when it presents itself. On the rare occasions when there is a relatively long stretch of such weather, this can result in getting far behind in the things that need to be done. This has happened to me … Read more