THE BUSH LIFE

THE BUSH LIFE
My tent cabin on the Kvechak River

The Bush Life

The Bush Life
My old buddy "KAYAK"

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Darn, a bit overdue

Hi everyone, I think I am a bit late in posting. Sorry about that. It has been snowing big time here, not to mention very cold and I just wasn't in the mood to travel to the library. Doesn't mean I haven't been doing anything or taking pictures, I have. Once again, I forgot to transfer my pictures the computer. Last night or, I should say very early this morning sometime, my wood stove went out and it was -20 outside and about the same inside. I was so tired I didn't wake up and was quite warm under all my quilts. But, when I did crawl out, it was freezing. I was having a bit of trouble getting the fire going so, I grabbed my lamp oil, and that did the trick. The fire was roaring. The weather gal here said, the warm temps are coming back and I am ready for breakup. For those of you who don't understand "Breakup" that is when everything starts melting, rivers and creeks start flowing and the birds are migrating back and that grumpy old bear is coming out of hibernation and I mean grumpy. Anyway, I'm back, staying warm and happy to see the sun and warm weather coming. We are now into our 12hrs. of daylight. I will get back to ya all real soon. Take care

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

HEY JOHN
I always thought breakup meant, roads breaking up, my old truck breaking up because of the d@mn roads breaking up. Water lines freezing and breaking up, etc...

that was a nice little snow fall we just had wasn't it? Did you put on your snow shoes and do a little dance around your drive instead of shoveling it??

Maybe this weekend, they are talking rain/snow mix. That will really signal "Breakup"...

I'm starting to think summer mode.. boats, fish, visitors, etc,

My old Skipper used to say we had 2 seasons in AK... Winter and company... This looks to be a company season coming up..!

Later
Old John

Anonymous said...

Good to hear from you John! The cabin pictures from you previous post look great! It is amazing what difference a coat of paint will do. Take care and stay warm-Cristi

John said...

hi cristi, nice to here from you again. thanks

John said...

hey john, I'm still kind of new to break up on the road system. I enjoy it more out in the Bush.

Carol G said...

Hi John. Glad to hear you didn't freeze to your bed when your stove went out at 20 below...I bet your nose hairs were freezing to your breath! Ugh!

John said...

hi carol, oh yeah that was one cold night, got to fifty two today

John said...

hi carol, oh yeah that was one cold night, got to fifty two today

Anonymous said...

Happy Easter John ....Bert from alabama

John said...

Thanks Bert, Happy Easter to you as well. Actually, I forgot. Gotta get some Jelly Beans

Humble wife said...

Hello from New Mexico! I have spent the past bit reading your blog and admit I couldn't stop reading.

Jennifer

*thought I would share that my dad was KIA in Vietnam April 8, 1967.

John said...

Hi Jennifer, I'm glad you enjoy my blog. Hope you stick around. Sorry for your loss, I loss many friends. Just to let you know, here in Alaska a bill was signed into legislation, March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Rememberenced Day.

Anonymous said...

Happy Easter

Wash

John said...

Thanks Wash, Happy Easter to you as well.