Monthly Archives: March 2010

Equinox Mirror, The Lady of the Lake

About the time of the Equinox there comes a melting of the lake, but just from above. Still thick ice locks in the body of the waters, as a new and fleeting lake appears surficially. A reflection pond you cannot … Continue reading

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The Raven

And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sittingOn the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming,And the lamplight o’er him streaming throws his … Continue reading

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My Little Queen

Bonnie, a recent portrait  

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Springtime In Alaska

That’s a contradiction in terms, Spring and Alaska. Our four seasons are Summer, Freeze-up, Winter and Breakup. The Iditarod Sled Dog Race is now over, Lance Mackey is now the first four time consecutive champ, his team running 908 miles … Continue reading

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Round The Bend

With Equinox coming round the next couple days, where night equals day, we here at lattitude 60 are feeling the turn. Daylight hours are now more than 12 between sunrise and sunset (although some of ours here are truncated by … Continue reading

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Mount Redoubt, an active stratovolcano, is bathed in silver light.Cook Inlet Alaska.

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More on Iditarod 2010, The Last Great Sled Dog Race Part II

Sea of Dreams, from a few nights ago It looks like a classic dual between two champion Iditarod Mushers Lance Mackey and Jeff King, with a pack of other teams bearing down from behind. Mackey pulled into Unalakleet (mile 673) … Continue reading

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