I was visiting my nephew and came across this dinosaur near McDonald’s. McDino anyone?
I drove up to Leavenworth area for the Autumnfest. The Aspin trees were so beautiful in their gold colors. Even though there had been numerous forest fires this past summer, the undergrowth of the trees were striking in reds and yellows. I bought a box of Barlett pears that were perfect in sweetness and a…Read more »
Downtown Coal Harbor was once a shipyard for the industrial center and was also close to the railway terminus. Now it’s a haven for watching float planes take off and for watching boats pass by. There are numerous waterfront pubs and small stores along the seawall. Stroll along Water Street and you’ll enter Gas Town.…Read more »
How does the sky light up like this? Earth has magnetic field lines, similar to a bar magnet, that emanates from the north and the south poles creating a layer called magnetosphere. This magnetic field shields the planet from most of the solar wind that sweeps past it. This field is strongest and thickest at…Read more »
Anchorage is surrounded by the sea and Cook’s Inlet as well as the mountains. I consider it a springboard to other destinations of Alaska. You can take a boat, ship, plane, bus, or ride the train from it. There are many museums, including inside the Federal Building. Near West First Street is a monument of…Read more »