early spring in the park


Spring is staring to come, even to Alaska. It is staying light 'till almost 10 pm now, so Chelsea and I took a walk through the park to see what other changes spring was bringing.

These are typical Alaska trees. I always half expect to see the Thorax hiding nearby, ready to suck peas down his fingers.

A nifty statue behind the police station. (I have no idea why they put it here, where only six people see it every month)

This model was walking by, and I asked if I could take her picture. She obliged.

The first pussy-willow things of the season. Branches with particularly nice ones are always in danger of being ripped off and carried home by Chelsea for "decorative" purposes.


  1. I haven't thought about the Thorax in a long time. :) Yay for decorative plants!

  2. hahaha. Decorative purposes. I hear you Chelsea. I cant bring myself to go broke buying flowers from the street vendors. So I sneak, making sure not too many people are watching, (which is hard, even in the suburbs of a city) and collect my booty. Then I try to inconspicuously walk down the steet with a bouquet that looks mysteriously like the trees along the sidewalk. Oh what a woman will do to make things in her life pretty.