Our Summer Serving in Homer, Alaska travel blog

Last night's sky after the wind

Sunbeams & Mountain Mists

God's Promises are true

Half of the double rainbow

Date: September 3, 2013

Tonight’s Location: Homer, AK

Weather: partly sunny

Temperature: start 57º

High 62º

Wildlife count: sea otter

Year List: 266

Birds: Mew Gull, Herring Gull, Bald Eagle, Northwestern Crow, Common Murre, Pelagic Cormorant, American Widgeon, Mallard, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, White-winged Scoter, Red-necked Phalarope, Pacific Loon, Sandhill Cranes, Glaucous-winged Gulls, Black-legged Kittiwake, Pelagic Cormorant, Surf Scoter, Gray Jay, Marbled Murrelet

John took the truck for an oil change, while I did laundry, trying to get everything done and ready for the long trip home. After yesterday’s windy, stormy weather, we saw an amazingly stunning double rainbow this morning – what an incredible affirmation of God’s promises.

The afternoon on the Spit was delightful, sunshine and warm, and several bird species to identify – mostly gulls in juvenile or non-breeding plumage. Most all of the birds have molted just recently, and they are absolutely beautiful!

Dinner was at Boardwalk Fish-n-Chips with Vonda, Byron, Max, and Rachel – it was lots of fun to share, and the food was great as well!

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