Posts tagged: moose in the yard

Visitations

By , April 15, 2019

I’ve complained before about our local wildlife’s reluctance to perform on cue for homestead visitors (see Visitors Have Arrived: Cue the Whales). It happened again over the weekend.

moose in the Zeiger family homestead dooryard

“Hmm, what to do now? Maybe chow down on a cherry sapling?” Our uninvited visitor considers her next move (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Tuesday’s Gone with the Wind

By , May 23, 2018

What a day, Tuesday!

We started with a peek at the mountain tops across Lynn Canal. Like a Victorian coquette offering the briefest glimpse of her shapely ankles, the cloud cover rose to show us snow falling on the Coast Range.

Snow.

In mid-May.

Even in Alaska (our part, at least) this seems slightly extreme.

May snowfall

Fresh May snow on “The Mountain with No Name” (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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