|Guanciale sautéed with garlic and onions.|
We headed to Alaska for the first time in 2.5 years so I could lecture at the University, and so we could visit Arvay and D who live in a dry cabin. In fairness, it's no longer fully dry, they have a pump that can push purchased water to the sink, but it's limited with respect to pressure, and the only running water in the cabin goes to the sink, so there's an outhouse and showering and laundry have to be done in town (see the comments to this post for more info). We stayed in a hotel in town, so we didn't get the full rural dry cabin experience except when we were dinner guests.
|One of many perfect views from our snow hikes.|
|Virtually untouched trails after a couple of inches of snow.|
|Does it get any more Alaskan than this?|
One day we went to the local feed store just to check out the baby fuzzy ducklings, chickens, and turkeys. OH! MY! GOODNESS! I want baby fuzzies!
I've been very fortunate on the book side of things lately, which means Arvay got a good pile from my luggage (we normally ship books back and forth).
|Arvay got a good book score!|