|Hanukkah Day Six - 2011|
She seems to have gotten used to the feel of snow and ice on her feet and has learned to do "her business" quickly and then make a mad dash for home with her tail waving smartly. Their last trip before bed brought them both back frosted with snow from head to toe. I had to laugh at the sight of them though DannyLee wasn't finding it all that funny.
We have "officially" passed over the winter equinox and I say that somewhat "tongue in cheek" as there's a bit of confusion on my part as to what day actually constituted the exact time that this happened. I'm used to the date being December 21st, but the Anchorage paper reported that here in Alaska, it's more like the 23rd. No matter. The good news is that our days from here on out will be getting longer.
In Homer, we never did reach the point where it was dark for an entire day. The sun always managed to find it's way over the tops of the mountain peaks to the south of us at least for a short time. While I enjoyed the summer days where it stayed light almost 24 hours, I'm not sure I would really enjoy 24 hours of darkness. I have enough trouble trying to keep my days straight as it is.