Wishing you all the joys of the Holiday Season and throughout the New Year!


Alaskan scenes through the year 2004
Click the photos and links for larger pictures from each month of the year.

ice fountain

inlet scene

westcester lagoon skaters

Jan: Ice fountain at the Anchorage library
Dall Sheep ram on New Year's Day, 2004
Frosty foot bridge over Chester Creek

Feb: View of Turnagain Arm
Mount Susitna, seen from Potter Creek Trail
Orphan moose calf, following me

Mar: Skaters on Westchester Lagoon
An opera singer on the Iditarod Trail
The first day of Spring!

sitka deer

flattop's snowy trail

sulphur butterfly on arnica

Apr: Sitka Black-tailed Deer, in Anchorage
The first butterfly of the year, Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Early Spring signs of life

May: Snowy trail up Flattop Mountain
Jascha on the Flattop Summit, May Day
Northern Red Currents on the Bird Ridge Trail

Jun: Palaeno Sulphur Butterfly, interior Alaska
Unknown "Pussytoes" flowers on Eagle Summit
Reed Lakes Trail in Hatcher Pass

it's hot on Flattop

salmon in russian river

first snow, cheney lake

Jul: Jascha & I, up on Flattop in mid-July
Byron Glacier, near Portage
A little woodfrog, only 3/4" long

Aug: Salmon swimming up Russian River
Resurrection Bay and Seward, from Mt. Marathon
Bumble bee on Pushki flower, on Mt. Marathon

Sept: "Snow Globe" effect at Cheney lake, 9/25/04
Mountain scene from Little O'Malley Trail
Moose cow and calf on Powerline Trail

fall colors, mountain ash tree

frost on yarrow seed pods

snowy campbell creek

Oct: Mountain Ash tree berries
Dramatic view of Chugach range, with alder leaves
"Snow dog", Jascha, on a Hillside Trail

Nov: Frost on Northern Yarrow seedpods
Kenai Range, rising above cloudy inlet
Ice and snow on McHuge Creek

Dec: A wintry Campbell Creek, near Taku Lake
Afternoon sun on mountains across the inlet
Sunset on the mud flats



Here's wishing you all

a warm and joyous

holiday season



And here's an apology to all of you

who got the E-card (left) with "holidays" misspelled. :-)