Category: Alaskan Life

“I Read the News Today, Oh Boy!”

By , January 14, 2019

My apologies. I don’t really have a post for you today.

As the Beatles sang, “I read the news today, oh boy . . . .” I just learned that an artist and kindred spirit passed away. I had written what I felt to be an adequate tribute, intending to post it here, but the more I wrote, the less I felt right about it.

So, if you promise not to send any condolences to me, I’ll tell you a little about what’s going on, then leave it alone.

snow on the Zeiger family homestead

The weather matches my mood . . . and it’s time to sweep the solar panels again (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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I’m Back

By , July 9, 2018

Sorry to have disappeared. I’ve been off the homestead, totally absorbed in other projects lately.

My sister had to prove the seaworthiness of her sailboat in a nearby town, so she “hired” me to help her out. We spent Independence Day week fixing the boat, removing last winter’s tarps, and running it through sea trials.

Beth Z on Great Sea

Mark’s sister, Beth, at the helm of her boat during sea trials (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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