Posts tagged: sun on the mountains

Taking a Moment to Look Around

By , January 5, 2019

Tonight is Twelfth Night, the end of our Christmas season. Time to pack away the decorations, lights, music, and movies.

In the meantime, Nature’s putting on its own light show, as our weather transitions from cloudy to clear and cold.

Sun on the Coast Range Haines Alaska

I took these on the afternoon of January 3rd (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

Coast Range, Alaska

The pyramid peak above the Kathzehin River delta. If it has a name, I don’t know it (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger)

Sun on the Coast Range, Alaska

The Mountain with No Name (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger)

Coast Range, Alaska

“LC Mountain” (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger)

Coast Range, Alaska

Another unknown, possibly unnamed peak in our view. This one probably does have a name, likely a border marker between Alaska and Canada (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger)

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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