What‘s it like to live in complete darkness for more than eighteen hours a day in December and more than 19 hours of sunlight in June?
Harding ice field above Skilak glacier on Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
A place where snowfall can top 100 inches some years? A place where sub-zero temperatures are no big deal?
Don’t ask me.
Having lived in a mild temperate climate most of my life, I can hardly imagine what it would be like to live in Alaska. Although I don’t think I could stand the winters, the mystery and untamable nature of our northernmost state has always fascinated me.