Category: Weather, Tides & Geography

Monthly Movie for June

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By , June 26, 2019

If you’re reading this, it means I managed to upload this month’s Monthly Movie to YouTube; I also got this post uploaded, too!

It’s ironic, but appropriate, that June’s Monthly Movie included a tour ship, one of the ones that bring swarms of visitors to our communities, swamping our available phone networks, essentially blacking out our internet connectivity for most of each week during the summer.

But, I confess, I planned it this way.

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Drought Busted

By , June 17, 2019

You know your region needs rain when no one complains that a steady drizzle started minutes before the start time of one of the town’s biggest outdoor meals of the year.

Saturday, as we hiked out to attend the annual Fisherman’s Barbecue, the rain began. The forecast had said that we might get rain that day up until about 4:00, so we noted the irony of the timing.

In true Southeast Alaska fashion, the event went off with no hitches. In fact, we agreed among ourselves that we had the most fun at this year’s event than we’d ever had.

rainy day on the homestead

Socked in and soaking: the best way to be after little to no rain lately! (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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