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The Emergency Orders came out on Thursday, they completely closed our Personal Use Set Net fishery. Devastating to our family. (Pic from previous years.)
From this disintegrating deck...
I dug out apx 16" of soil in order to make a hotbed in our newly renovated greenhouse.
This boy is feeling so much better! Thank y'all for your prayers. We're still on meds but he's eating and drinking normally, life is good.
Alaska wildflower season has begun!
Helping my pup rehydrate. He's on the mend with the help from the great Vet team at Midnight Sun in Anchorage.
Please pray for my pup. Day 3 of suspected bowel blockage and not one of 5 local Vets available. Time is critical.
Happy Birthday Grandma, blessed memory.

May 25th, a few notable things happened on this date in history. Let’s walk down memory lane.

In the year 1787, the Constitutional Convention formally convened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Even though years prior we thought we had worked out the mechanisms of this fledgling country, there were some issues. The States were still united but the road was bumpy. Without a stable government commerce was suffering. Taxes (revenue) weren’t being levied and uprisings were common.

This new convention would hem and haw until Sept 14, 1787 when they would sign their newly created Constitution and submit it for ratification. It only took about 4 months to lay the foundation for our two house system. Wow, that’s pretty fast considering how long it takes our modern politicians to act.

Also of note was Ford’s announcement in 1927, that it would not longer manufacture the Model T. A staple to early 20th century Americans for transportation.

The Model T was desirable for a number of reasons: low cost, durability, versatility, and ease of maintenance. Anyone with a few tools and thinking skills could alter or repair these mass produced marvels. Unlike modern mechanics which need a IT specialist to program the time and FM channels.

Fast forward to the last quarter of the 20th century and an event far more personal to myself occured. A joyful birth of a baby girl named Elizabeth! Happy birthday to a wonderful lady who’s gift of encouraging reading in children has touched countless young ones and continues to do so.

She's not impressed.