• Denali, from Cook Inlet
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    Winter Solstice

    Note: I’m running an encore blog post while I catch up with family and friends over the holidays. Earlier versions of this post appeared in the AKRWA blog and this blog.  To Alaskans, solstice is a big day. Our lives…

  • Sheep Mt. berries by Lynn Lovegreen
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    Berry Picking Time

    It’s berry time in Alaska again! Here’s a post about berry picking from August of 2016. My husband and I recently drove to Sheep Mountain Lodge on the Glenn Highway. It has lovely mountain views, hiking trails, and a good…

  • sun on frost
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    Frosty Trees

    One of my favorite things about winter is hoarfrost. According to Britannica.com, hoarfrost is the “deposit of ice crystals on objects exposed to the free air, such as grass blades, tree branches, or leaves. It is formed by direct condensation…