Well, I've been up here for a while now and I definitely miss the animals back home. Only a few more months until I get to go back and be with them again. Not much happens up here, it's a pretty small island and it's usually pretty cloudy. There have been a few good days (usually good in the morning but by the afternoon all the clouds come it. It's usually somewhere between 30-40 degrees. The sun comes up at about 10:30 AM and goes down at about 6 PM.
Christmas wasn't very eventful, I did get a new lens 55-200 so I'm pretty happy about that. I also received a tripod, a UV filter, and a cleaning kit.
There was a fireworks show for NYE, which was pretty good considering how small and isolated this place is. We stood by with the Volunteer Fire Department so we had a front row view. I'm still learning how to use the DSLR to take fireworks photos so the better ones are with the Point and Shoot (it has a fireworks setting, so much easier until I learn how to take them with the DSLR).
There are a ton of Bald Eagles here, I mean like one on every light post. They can be pretty aggressive so I keep my distance. I've never actually seen a wild bald eagle before so they are pretty interesting.
There are no whales here at this time
I was really hoping there would be some so I'm a little disappointed about that. BUT, I found out there are wild horses here, so that made this island a lot more exciting. Plus, these are pretty tame wild horses, they will come right up to you, especially for carrots. Continued....