Chat with Deb—Is that Mount Denali? (Again?)

Okay, universe, once was delightful, three times was a little overboard, but seriously, the joke is getting old

Clear. Still snow, and local temperature is 28°F, but… we can see stuff. IN THE DISTANCE. Ohhhhh… (all photos by author unless otherwise noted)
Deb and some friends we picked up on our walk. Yes, they’re statues, but they’re the only caribou we saw on the trip.
Things we had learned on the bus tour the day before: moose like to chew, break, and generally munch on willow bushes; and the little chocolate jelly beans we found all over the resort were moose poop. Because when the roads are kept plowed and the resort has plenty of willow planted, what’s a moose to do?
View of our dome car from the inside and outside. Top level is general seating; bottom level is dining, refreshment, and rest rooms.
The ice had mostly broken on the rivers, but not completely. This is the middle of May, remember.
Mount Denali! At last! (later) Why, it’s Mount Denali! Again!
The dining level: seating (four to a table) and the galley. Food was pretty good.
Mount Denali sIghtings number four — no, wait, five? Might be five. And number… um, later. So yesterday the mountain was hiding, and today it’s stalking us?
Approaching the mountains just north of Anchorage. These are just cute little baby mountains you could cuddle on your lap. Y’know, like a baby elephant.
A pretty end to a pretty day. Hey… in the distance… is that…?



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Jack Herlocker

Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.