Friday, July 8, 2011

Escape to Alaska: Wild About Wildflowers

There's an old saying about the northern way of life:

In Alaska there are two seasons. Winter and getting ready for winter...

It's true Alaska's growing season is brief, but everything green makes the most of it.

And the midnight sun means that things are growing almost 24/7.

This explains some of the sights that follow.

A common thing to come across alongside the road or in a field is LOL = lots of lupine...

Even the dandelions here are HUGE and belong to an order of beauty and wonder that makes a person ashamed to call them a "weed."

- V.W.


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