Talk to any Alaskan and it’s bound to come up: the amazing weather we’ve been experiencing. We went from this on May 17th…37 degrees and SNOWING!
And, I’m not complaining one bit! Summer has gotten off to a busy but incredible start!
It’s kind of bittersweet though that I am writing about our splendid summer on Summer Solstice, which arrived at 9:04 PM (Alaska Daylight Time) today but here’s a recap of what we’ve been up to since my last blog on May 5th (gulp!):
Immediately after school let out, I headed down to Seattle for a week. I met my parents there and like always, we had to keep them busy. So we worked on a few house projects (installed a shower and re-did a front porch) at my in-laws’ house. It wasn’t all work and no play though. We took some time to explore the Chihuly Garden and Glass Exhibit which was absolutely breathtaking!
Steve then came down to Seattle for a day and a half to visit his family before we jetted off to Las Vegas. He attended a conference, while I sat by the pool catching up on my leisurely reading.
All of this travel and transition was tough on Pongo but thankfully, he was in good hands as Miss Sue was staying with him. He was one lucky boy as she sure knows how to comfort him and dish out the love!
Dock-Jumping At Big Lake
I think someone is finally pooped after an hour and a half of playing in the water!