Posts tagged: mountains along Lynn Canal

Tuesday’s Gone with the Wind

By , May 23, 2018

What a day, Tuesday!

We started with a peek at the mountain tops across Lynn Canal. Like a Victorian coquette offering the briefest glimpse of her shapely ankles, the cloud cover rose to show us snow falling on the Coast Range.

Snow.

In mid-May.

Even in Alaska (our part, at least) this seems slightly extreme.

May snowfall

Fresh May snow on “The Mountain with No Name” (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Dwindling Daylight

By , December 12, 2017

There’s truth in the old Joni Mitchell song that says: “Don’t it always seem to go/that you don’t know what you got till it’s gone?” Perhaps that’s one reason why we seem to pay so much more attention to sunlight in these days approaching the Winter Solstice, when daylight dwindles.

December sunrise over Coast Range, Alaska

Sunrise over the Coast Range across from the Zeiger Family Homestead (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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