CAROLYN1ALASKA's SparkPeople Blog CAROLYN1ALASKA's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Chena Hot Springs, Alaska Last weekend we went to Chena Hot Springs to photograph the northern lights. A snow cat drove us up the side of a local mountain to view and photograph the aurora. <BR> We left at 10:30 and didn't get back to our room until 4:30 AM. It was so cold... brrrr. -7 and windy but DH got some great photos. <img src=""> <BR> <BR> He even captured a shooting star, seen as a faint white line in the green area. I felt like freezing for 6 hours wa... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:36:44 EST The Alaska Zoo <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src="">We were both really tired yesterday, which made it hard to feel like doing a typical workout. Since DH just got a new camera, we decided to take a trip to the zoo; both to practice with the camera and to see the zoo, which we hadn't visited for about 8 years. <BR> We got lots of great photos...... Sat, 3 Aug 2013 23:24:48 EST Moose Came to Harvest Our Raspberries We have visitors every Fall who appear just in time to eat the last of the green leaves. They delicately nibble and pluck the suitable leaves, fortunately neglecting to uproot the entire plant, which they could certainly do. <BR> This was the view out our front window a couple of days ago... <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <img src=" Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:29:14 EST