As cliche as it is, a picture is worth 1000 words. Try to feel the chill in the air, the waxing and waning of the daylight hours and the peacefulness of this hamlet on the Kenai Peninsula. I thank God every moment of every day to have the blessing of this experience.
Our ‘home’ for the next two months is at Kathnu Lodging. In summer the suite is rented out nightly. We received an amazing deal and couldn’t resist the proximity to our daughter’s house. It has two bedrooms (and a futon couch) with a small furnished kitchen, dining table and huge beatifully designed bathroom. French doors lead outside to a small porch. As we sit on a hill, we can look down on the Kenai River and up to Mount Cecil.
The second deck contained exhibits that answer many questions about the the Ark. For example, where did fresh water come from to drink, bathe, and wash clothes and dishes? How long did it take to feed and water all the animals? What was done with the tons of animal waste? What kinds of lighting was in the Ark? Various ingenious examples of mechanical and technical designs showed the intelligence of Noach and his family who were called to build this huge boat for their protection and provision.
Pennsylvania comes from “Penn’s Woods” and is named after William Penn who was given a tract of land on the eastern coast of the colonies that is now known as The Keystone State. In these ‘woods’, I grew up and most of my family still live here. Every now and again, I head to the…