Monday, 3 November 2014

Hello Friends

 
 
Hello again from the Yukon!
A few days ago we had a beautiful sunny day here so I took the opportunity to get some shots of Kluane Lake where we are  presently living and working.
This is the lake that I gaze upon each day from the picture windows where I work.
 
 
We are located right on the Alaskan Highway, sandwiched between a mountain range behind us and the one that you see across the lake in front of us.
It is so beautiful....
We have recently been informed that buffalo herds have migrated to live across on that side of Kluane Lake now.
They were not there two years ago when we were here.
 

This is a photo of the mountain behind us.
 
 
The bird you see hiding here is a Magpie or camp robber as they are known here.
They appear to me to be even more plentiful than the Ravens are here on the lake.
In other words, they are everywhere!
 
 
This is a photo of a Golden Eagle that I was able to get a shot of a couple of weeks ago while we drove a short patch along the Old Alaskan Hwy.
There were also Bald Eagles, I often see them around.
Unfortunately they were not willing to land so I could get their pictures.
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Although I have been busy working full-time again I have managed to finish the lining for those wool mittens that I made so many years ago.
They are for sale in the gift shop here now.
When I remember to take my camera over I will get photos of them for you.
I do have a dozen more to make liners for, then I will sell them in the shops in Whitehorse.
Of course I have a million projects floating around in my mind that I'd like to work on......
 
Now that I feel that I am accustomed to working again (not dead on my feet!), I plan to get back into a more regular blogging routine again.
I have sure missed visiting all of you, so it will be nice to be able to drop by again and see what everyone has been up to.
Until next time-Kim
 
 
 


 
 
 


22 comments:

  1. What a beautiful spot you are living and working in, Kimberley. It is majestic.

    Glad you are getting accustomed to living and working there and not so tired all the time. I would love to see your gloves and I hope you can sell some of them. xo Diana

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  2. Good morning! Well I have certainly missed you! What beauty you find yourself surrounded in. Just gorgeous! Soo glad you are getting accustomed, and look forward to more posts from you! Hope you have a good week!

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  3. Wow, those first two photos are amazing! They are like picture postcards. You live in such a beautiful place.

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  4. Gorgeous! It looks like the last outpost...barren, cold, wild. Glad that you are settling in and doing well and I look forward to hearing more from you.

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  5. OMG!!!!! stunning scenery, I want to come visit you. Happy to hear your settling in and want to see more. Blessings Francine.

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  6. What a gorgeous place to be with your camera handy. You have so many opportunities to see wildlife and birds! Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

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  7. How beautiful! I would have a hard time getting any work done with such gorgeous views and wildlife.

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  8. Super place for work and photos, I'm sure full time takes huge adjustments, will you be there all winter? Mittens, love to see them too, Take care, Jean.p.s. your photos are truly stunning, and what a view.

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  9. Such a beautiful place to work and to live... how lucky you are.

    Glad to know that you are doing better, and not feeling so tired.
    Looking forward to seeing more blog posts.

    Hope that this week is a great one for you!

    Smiles :)
    K.

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  10. Such stunning photographs! The wildlife shots are amazing too!

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  11. Wow, what a beautiful place to live and work, Kimberly! The views are stunning. I'm glad you are settled in and not feeling rushed off your feet. I hope you get to see some buffalo. That would be exciting. Blessings, Pam

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  12. Your photos are beautiful. You have certainly had opportunities to work and live in very interesting places. Enjoy your knitting.

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  13. Wow- you are surrounded by beauty!

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  14. miss ya... oh my I would of loved to capture that golden Eagle...

    Keep safe and warm - that lake is breathtaking..great shots..

    Hugs


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  15. Okay! I've read this one and two more back -- you are a hardy woman! I don't know if I could stand the cold. But the area you are living on and passing thru is Gods wonderful handiwork and it's just beautiful!
    Oh and it looks like you got a camera!
    Can't wait to see those woolen mittens! Take care!

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  16. Kimberly,

    It's so beautiful up there, I would love to just pack everything and go.

    Please take a picture of your finished mittens, I would love to see the finished product.

    Don't work to hard my friend :-)
    I've been looking periodically for part time work here.

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  17. What a beautiful place. Wonderful photos Kim, and the photos of the eagle and Magpie are a treat too. I thought Magpies were all black like crows, learn something new every day :>) I am looking forward to more posts!

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  19. That is truly one of natures masterpieces! You must love being there Kimberly! Good to hear you're back in the swing of things.

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  20. Wow what gorgeous photos - It makes me want to paint a picture of it! You live in a beautiful area.

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  21. Thanks for sharing the beautiful country that you work and live in...fabulous.

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  22. Wow, that sure does look like a scenic area! Glad that you are getting settled in!

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