Just got word that I need to head back to work for a couple weeks in late December...so Iโ€™m mentally preparing for it...โ„๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ฌ . This photo is from October, right before it really started snowing. It will be a magical winter wonderland when I return!โœจโ„๏ธ . This time of year in Alaska is not only cold, but itโ€™s dark too. The shortest day of the year is December 21st...winter solstice. In Valdez, on that day, the sun will rise at 10:00am and set at 3:30. And since I only fly during daylight hours, that means I will have just 5.5 hours of potential work each day...๐Ÿ˜‚ . Hmmm, whatever shall I do with my time???๐Ÿค”๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ . Iโ€™ll be well south of the arctic circle. Everything north of the arctic circle wonโ€™t even have a sun rise. . Just some fun facts about #Alaska for ya! . Staying warm in @alpnrock ๐Ÿ’™ #alaskapilot #alpnrock #theplayfulyogipilot #femalepilot #as350 #helicopter #helicopterpilot

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2017.12.01. 20:30
Your work must be so funny ๐Ÿ˜


2017.12.01. 20:30
fun not funny lol


2017.12.01. 20:31
@thepritiyogi ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ Well sometimes itโ€™s funny I guess!๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.01. 20:33
@loday1126 So hard right!?๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ™


2017.12.01. 20:33
@yoga_supqueen Yup, couple of weeks...as fast as I can!!!!


2017.12.01. 20:34
@sport_plus123 I need to make some flying videos!!๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.01. 20:39


2017.12.01. 20:41
That is so neat, 5.5 hours of daylight...or maybe weird?! Do you adjust well to it? And Iโ€™m sure itโ€™s so frigid cold, Iโ€™d never survive! You have the neatest life, Leigh ๐Ÿ’–


2017.12.01. 20:48
This is so interesting! I love to learn things about Alaska and your way of life there. Thanks for sharing!


2017.12.01. 21:20
Awww....will we miss you in Kona?? When do you return?


2017.12.01. 21:57
@maureenklepfer Might be a false alarm...working out details now, but if anything Iโ€™ll be back Jan 4th!


2017.12.01. 21:57
@luzm.arrondo ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.01. 21:58
@alli_roush definitely weird and hard for this girl to handle...but in short doses, I can manage!๐Ÿ˜…


2017.12.01. 21:59
@cherylfyoga ๐Ÿ™ Thank you! I need all the encouragement I can get!๐Ÿ˜…


2017.12.01. 22:00
@kellymarie_yoga Says one epic woman to another!โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™


2017.12.01. 22:00
@im.poledancing ohhh Girl!! Itโ€™s even colder in the interior!!! Lots of hot tea and yoga and snuggles!!!!โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.01. 22:01
@creativebosstown Right!?๐Ÿ™๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.01. 22:02
@happymermaidgirl Thank you my Boo!!


2017.12.01. 22:42
Do you get to see the Aurora Borealis? Itโ€™s on my dream list!


2017.12.01. 22:47
@blue.skies.and.butterflies Yes, only if itโ€™s clear skies! Which doesnโ€™t happen very often in Valdez๐Ÿ™ˆ


2017.12.01. 23:32
Always the best pics. And such an interesting life! โ˜€๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธ


2017.12.01. 23:45
But at least your pics will be awwwwesome. Not that theyโ€™re not already ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜˜


2017.12.02. 01:55
@leighyogipilot well, I will hope you get clear skies and soak up all the Hawaiian sun you can in the meantime!


2017.12.02. 02:15
So wonderful to experience different environments, the extremes ... and to see who you are in them. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ซ


2017.12.02. 02:18
Wooow! I would like to experience that short day once to see how it is! You are so beautiful, Leigh! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™


2017.12.02. 02:18
No words. So pretty


2017.12.02. 06:34
Beautiful ๐Ÿ’™


2017.12.02. 07:28
I love this picture!!!!


2017.12.02. 09:22
Fun Facts are cool and so are you.


2017.12.02. 12:53
Wow thatโ€™s crazy! Try to enjoy The Sun when you can โ˜€๏ธ and great shot!


2017.12.02. 14:18
Very coolโค๐ŸŒžโค๐ŸŒž


2017.12.02. 14:18
Oh wow! Safe travels and safe flying while working!


2017.12.03. 06:27
If Maggie's is open you live large!


2017.12.03. 06:35
@sundayhauser Awe! Sunday! YOUโ€™RE cooler than the cool side of the pillow!!๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™


2017.12.04. 15:06
Thanks for sharing! That is crazy ! Only 5 hours of day light! Ummm you can do yoga and or watch Christmas movies ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ˜โ˜€๏ธ


2017.12.07. 07:20
Much love dear๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ•‰๐Ÿ•Š


2017.12.08. 12:56
Thanks for sharing!


2017.12.13. 16:26
Loving your hat! Cute girl:-)


2017.12.13. 16:33
@michelleloulan Thanks for the love my beautiful new friend!!โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™


2018.01.29. 03:58
Veryyyyyyy gooddddddddddd.



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