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“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”

Rainer Maria Rilke

blue ice

blue ice

Spring in Alaska is a gentle affair. The last couple of days started with crystal clear skies and cold temperatures. Just before sunrise it is usually the coldest, single digits or below. As soon as the sun climbs above the horizon around 8:45 AM the temperature rises and climbs near 32F. The snow becomes soft and melts in exposed areas. Icicles dangling from the corners of our roofs start dripping. At certain angles the illusion of colors appear. White and blue are still the dominant hues.

red ice

red ice

My bell pepper seeds have germinated. The first pair of leaves have appeared. I believe it is time to move them to the green house, at least during the day.

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