I HOPE ..

MAKE NO MISTAKE .. I FULLY REALIZE HOW BLESSED AND HOW LUCKY AND HOW FORTUNATE I AM TO BE ABLE TO TRAVEL AS I DO. THE ENTIRE POINT OF MY WEBSITE HERE IS TO REALIZE MY DESIRE THAT .. IN SOME SMALL WAY .. ONE OF MY POSTS OR ONE OF MY PHOTOGRAPHS WILL MAKE ONE PERSON'S DAY JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER.

TO FEEL GOOD .. DO GOOD !

I HOPE THAT SOMEONE VISITING MY WEBSITE WILL SEE SOMETHING ON IT THAT THEY WILL NOT EVER BE ABLE TO SEE OR TO DO OTHERWISE .. AND THAT THIS EXPERIENCE WILL MAKE THEIR DAY OR THEIR LIFE JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER !


IF YOU HAVE YOUR HEALTH AND ADEQUATE MONEY TO FOLLOW-YOUR-DREAM .. WITH DISCERNMENT .. FIND THE COURAGE AND HAVE THE GUTS TO DO WHAT GOD IS CALLING YOU TO DO!


TRULY THIS IS MY DOXOLOGY .. MY PRAISE TO GOD!

YOU CAN ALSO VISIT .. http://babakaps.net .. TO SEE MY OTHER WEBSITE.

Sunday, 18 October 2020

OCT 18, 20 .. WINTER 2020 - 2021 .. OUR FIRST SNOWFALL

Just yesterday, October the 17th, I published a post titled 'Late Autumn in Anchorage, Alaska'. Overnight our first snow of the Winter 2020 - 2021 fell (more or less) ending our Autumn Season.

NO, the snow did NOT remain on the ground BUT it most definately was our first snow of the season. 

It just happened that today is the day that I am scheduled to take my once-a-month risedronate medication. It is mandatory that I remain erect for an hour after swallowing the 150mg tablet so I thought I'd grab the moment and show you some photos I took during my risedronate walk this morning.

Looking out of our condominium from our living room.


In the lower right foreground of the above photo, please notice that I used a 'walker' during my hour and a half walk. With my right arm and shoulder still causing me discomfort from my fall up in Manley Hot Springs last September the 27th, and my left arm experiencing a significant reaction to a shingles innoculation last Wednesday, I was in no mood to risk another fall. I also wore my bicycling helmet to protect my head should I fall. Below I took a 'selfie' showing my brilliant yellow jacket and cycling helmet cover.


Looking back at our condo porch.


Looking up our common area.


Turning around 180
° and looking the other way as I leave our condo's immediate area.


I am at our rear parking lot.


Now we are on the street in front of our condo. I will be walking forward now heading for Hillstrand Pond where we love to visit during the summer months.






A look back at my 'walker'. At age 84 I harbor no false illusions that I did not need to use my 'walker' today. It was absolutely necessary for my well-being.

Now we turn from the street and head into the woods and the path leading to Hillstrand Pond.



Winter / Summer / Spring / Autumn we love this walk.




Looking down from the bridge at the water flowing downstream from Hillstrand Pond. Oh so very pleasant.



The picnic table from which passers-by watch the ducks.


Speaking of which, I met two other local residents out for a morning walk with their infant son.


Hillstrand Pond.

The ducks are still here at Hillstrand Pond. Neither of us know if they remain all winter or if they migrate South at some point in time.






The time had come for me to head-for-home. Going back across the bridge.

Turning left from the trail to return to the street.

Back up the street I walked.


Back home safe and sound.


It was a great outing. When I went to bed last night (knowing today was my risedronate day) I did not know how I would be feeling in the morning. I felt great when I awoke and was really 'into' the above walk.

Cap and Patti

Just in case some of you would like to take a look at the above walk in the summer, you can click onto the below link.

https://bobbacaps.blogspot.com/2020/08/aug-11-20-ducks-ducks-and-more-ducks.html

Saturday, 17 October 2020

OCT 17, 20 .. LATE AUTUMN IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

This afternoon Patti and I took a short drive. We use the term 'Late Autumn' because several nights this past week we have had overnight frost. As you will see below, there is snow on the local mountains.






A short post? Yes. But sweet we hope.

Cap and Patti

Tuesday, 6 October 2020

OCT 6, 20 .. AUTUMN IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

 Now that we are back in Anchorage, we are trying to settle down from the drama of the two experiences I had up in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, the past few weeks. Please click onto the below link if you don't know what I am talking about. 

http://babakaps.net/?p=41865

AUTUMN AT OUR CONDO IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

It is time for me to try to get more active here on blogspot, if only with a few photos.

Looking out from our living room. 

Our lawn is a golden carpet of autumn leaves.

Patti's flowers are still with us strong and vibrant.



When all of a sudden, like Santa Clause on Christmas Eve, the lawn maintenance crew arrived. I was happy that I'd snapped the above photos before they arrived.






Our golden carpet of autumn leaves is almost gone.



Gone is our golden carpet. However, there are still more leaves in the trees so our golden carpet may well reappear over the next week.


Patti's flowers remain oh-so vibrant. And, we were away for three weeks.


Well that is that, a start on resuming my activity here on blogspot.

More (I hope) to follow.

Cap and Patti