up in Anchorage with Chad (Paul's brother) and Tami and the kids. What a wonderful time!! We shopped ( our first time in the city in 3 months, stock up on supplies). We did a lot of outdoor activities during the day and watched movies, played pool, and sat in the hot tub at night. The temperatures were in the high 30's and low 40's, perfect temperatures! Remember, we just came from negative temperatures. Poor Kentucky Secor's, they came from 70's.
We when to the Wildlife Conservation (one of our favorite places) and Bouncing Bears, land of inflatables (there was an episode of Sarah Palin's Alaska where Bristol took Tripp there). We sledded, a ton. Skiing was awesome! We all took lessons and then took to the slopes! Simon and Daniel snow boarded and the rest of us skied. We also celebrated Resurrection Sunday with each other. What a busy week. Great times!
This is so typical of this time of year, April. Break-up. When the rivers and lakes start to "break-up" and there is overflow. No more driving on the ice roads!
These are just some random pictures. To the left, a water filling station. People are limited on their water supply. There is a truck that fills up and delivers it to your home and puts it in your water tank. We are blessed to not have to bother with this living on the compound. Below: Pictures of housing and above ground plumping. Lots of MUD!
This is a view from the plane (of course) on the way home to Bethel from Anchorage. Isn't this amazing???