Posts tagged: April and May in Southeast Alaska

Patreon “Things” Posted for May

By , May 25, 2019

Yesterday, I posted new exclusive material for patrons on our Patreon page, celebrating the month of May.

We really love May. It’s the time of year that the work of the homestead really kicks in (see April and May: Southeast Alaska’s Prime Time).

Recording A Place at the Table in May

A place at the picnic table this time around! (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

On Mother’s Day, we sat out at our folding picnic table on the veranda (see A New Bench/Picnic Table for the Veranda and The Deck’s Finished) enjoying the fine weather and a family breakfast. Whales cruised by close to the edge of the rocks, birds and sea lions swam around them. We decided to watch for a day like that one on which to record our next episode of A Place at the Table, the recorded round table discussion we offer to our higher tier patrons.

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The Most Wonder-Full Time of the Year

By , April 28, 2011

A certain phrase from a popular Christmas song has been going through my head lately. As much as I love Christmas, I have to say that here in our part of Alaska, this is “the most wonderful time of the year,” at least if you’re willing to use “wonderful” in the archaic sense: full of wonder.

This is always a wonderful place, but those wonders kick into overdrive at the end of April and beginning of May. Continue reading 'The Most Wonder-Full Time of the Year'»

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