Thursday, July 2, 2009
I have arrived in the great state of Alaska!
I will keep this short and sweet because, although it's about midnight Alaska time, my body is still on New York time, which is 4 a.m! I've been at this for over 24 hours. Suffice it to say, I traveled the long distance to Fairbanks, Alaska, took 4 planes, covered 3 times zones, and am exhausted. When I arrived, April took me on a 3 mile walk, which I really enjoyed. I'm awfully exhausted, though, and must get some rest. I had wondered if I'd be able to sleep at night since it remains light out. Yes, it's midnight, and it is not dark. That's Alaska's summer for you! It's hard for me to wrap my brain around that. We came back from the walk, and it was around 11:00 p.m., and two kids were outside playing! Talk about a cool summer, right?!
Anyway, I must sign off for now. So very sleepy. Thank you for your prayers. Everything was absolutely perfect--and the best is yet to come.