After several weeks of being on the road, and approximately 4,832.9 miles later, it's almost time to start seriously gathering some moss.
Patiently waiting for room service to change the damn litterbox (and to please bring some fresh catnip also), Souchie for one (pictured above), is also ready to roll to a stop. Extended camping-out in many a hotel suite gets a wee bit stale, even if it was fun clogging the vending machines with all the amassed nickles and dimes left over from our epic and insane cross-country odyssey.
|Talkeetna Range and the Matanuska River|
But at long last, we signed a lease for swank new digs located in Hatcher Pass, right out back of Palmer. I lobbied long and hard to try for a toehold in Girdwood, more my ideal style of community, but no complaints - this ain't bad at all. Kinda like Acadia on steroids, we're nestled right up against the Talkeetna Mountains, with sweeping views of the adjoining Chugach Mountains, and also in close proximity to both the Wrangell and Alaska Ranges.
|The (Really Really) Great One|
Sooner than later I'll be stuffing yet another new Picasa web-album full of the 500+ images from the road trip, and eventually compile the many pages of miscellaneous notes and sketches into a upcoming blog post as well. But for now it's some sorely needed staying put, and then some catching up on cartoons and correspondence...