Photo Friday September 7, 2012 “Alaska Sunset”

On our first night in Alaska, we drove along Glacier Highway and were treated to this spectacular sunset behind the mountains on the other side of the Gastineau Channel. The locals told us that they had only a handful of clear, sunny days all summer, so we felt fortunate that we got to see this.

sunset behind the gastineau channel north of juneau, alaska

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About jheem

I grew up on a diversified dairy farm in southeast South Dakota where I learned how to throw a hay bale, pull a calf, deal with death, and "name" the cows. I was in 4H and FFA, and was privileged to serve as a state FFA officer. In college, I studied animal science, focusing on beef cows, mostly because I figured they were less work than dairy cows....I ended up with a Masters Degree in ruminant nutrition and went to work for the University of Nebraska, first as a research tech coordinating data collection for a swine unit and beef feedlot on a research farm and then as an extension educator. In my current job, I focus on environmental issues related to animal agriculture (which is a nice way of saying I talk about manure alot). My husband and I live and work on a seedstock cattle operation in northeast Nebraska. You can learn more about our cattle operation by visiting my husband's blog at http://aldersonangus.wordpress.com.
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6 Responses to Photo Friday September 7, 2012 “Alaska Sunset”

  1. mrsbr says:

    Stunning!

  2. Leslie says:

    I’m so jealous. Someday…..someday, I’ll get there.

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