Wallpaper Wednesday

11 01 2012
Northern Lights, Trapper Creek, Alaska, 1969

Northern Lights above Trapper Creek, Alaska, April 1969. Photo courtesy of National Geographic/Thomas J. Abercrombie

Today’s image is for my friend, Michelle, who had to drive home last night in whiteout conditions. The weather in Alaska may not be ideal right now, but at least she’s still well positioned to see the northern lights. Only now that I live in southern Indiana do I realize how lucky I was to be able to see them so frequently when I was a kid…

p.s. Check out the date on that photo! [Click on it to download wallpaper]



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