Henry Hastings Sibley was Minnesota’s first governor (1858-1860). This despite the fact that he spent little money on TV ads.

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Then one day it happened. Another bird feeder miracle. A squirrel turned into a bird feeder.

Then one day it happened. Another bird feeder miracle. A squirrel turned into a bird feeder.

John Muir said, “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!”  These are in Haines, Alaska.

John Muir said, “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!”

These are in Haines, Alaska.

Witch’s hair lichens at the Shrine of Saint Therese in Juneau, Alaska.

Witch’s hair lichens at the Shrine of Saint Therese in Juneau, Alaska.

An Anna’s hummingbird seen in Haines, Alaska on November 11.

An Anna’s hummingbird seen in Haines, Alaska on November 11.