From Indian River, MI

We headed north yesterday and there wasn’t anything particularly remarkable about our trip, but we landed at Burt Lake State Park for the night and took lots of pictures of the sunset over the lake.  I was up late processing my one hundred ninety six photos so didn’t have a chance to write.  The following is just a handful of the photos I took: Continue reading

Summer solstice

Yesterday and today are both the longest days of the year in Tok, Alaska.  Sunrise was at 3:19am and sunset will be 11:45pm.  Don’t let that fool you though.  There is a period called Civil Twilight.  That’s the period before the sun rises or sets when it’s still light out.  It has been light all the time between sunrise and sunset.  When we get up in the middle of the night we don’t have to flip any lights on to see. Continue reading