Well, we made it to Friday. Does it matter? I’m not really sure anymore!
But we made it. One week is in the books. So. I guess it counts.
I haven’t been to Coast Guard Beach since I was probably six. The only thing I remember about it was on our back -someone got stung by a bee. And then I was tasked with carrying the pink coat -which in my mind, was the reason behind the bee sting. It was a very long walk back knowing that at any minute I could be taken down by the bee.
There were no bees today. Just me and this one:
Ward Creek was a fun trail that I will be frequenting more this summer. It was a great alternative to the ever popular Ward Lake. Miss Yoshi enjoyed her off leash time.
I debated about including today’s walk on my list, because it is a popular walk and one that we’ve done countless times. But we got out and did it, so I suppose that counts.
In other news, well, there really isn’t any other news.
Except that I locked my keys in my truck today. Dad was attempting to break in through the drivers side (this is important info). It took a few minutes before I realized he was trying to hit the unlock button from the window…the unlock button doesn’t work on the driver side. So he went to the passenger side. Where he discovered the window was down. Completely. So. There’s that. We’re ok. I’m ok. It’s ok.
Apparently I am all about lake hiking these days. Today we hit up Connell Lake. This was a new one to me, and honestly I am not sure if we did the entire thing or not. Towards the end (or what I am assuming was the end) the trail was covered in some pretty deep snow. Three feet of snow might not seem like much, but when you are only five foot yourself, three feet can pretty much eat you alive. According to Google, I did complete the trail.
“Soon, you will come across a strange bridge that crosses over the creek just before Talbot Lake, but the trail does not continue on the other side of the bridge. Most likely this bridge is used for fisherman and hunters who want to gain this side of the creek and lakes. Skipping the bridge, the trail continues just a little further and ends at a tent platform at the southwestern end of Talbot Lake, another serene and quiet getaway.” -Alaska.org
Because yep. I couldn’t have said it better myself. A strange bridge and a tent platform we indeed did find.
The trail itself was pretty, but there wasn’t any big “ah ha!” at the end…it was more like…are we done? Either way, I plan to explore this one more come summer as it was a nice trail.
I found out last night that I lost my second job. Or maybe it was laid off? I don’t really know how all this works. All I know is I’m not working anymore. My third job (house sitting/dog sitting) has come to a screeching halt since no one is leaving town and people are canceling their trips. This means that I am basically, down to one job -that is done online. Which means a lot of my time is now spent in front of a computer. Staring into the screen.
I am trying to find the positive things in the day -no matter how small they might be. Today? It was the box of soap that arrived in the mail, as well as a random coffee face scrub. Plus it was sunny. And Yoshi and I hit the trails again.
Today’s pick? Carlanna Lake