My sweet friend, Jacquie, commented that my pictures of Alaska all looked so peaceful.
I was so glad she said that because I hadn't consciously thought that yet but it does sum up our vacation really well. There was excitement, joy and hilarity as well and also some minor disappointment (for instance, when our ferry ride from Juneau to Sitka got cancelled on us) but the pervading sense was peacefulness.
I am so thankful to our Father, God, for providing us with peace,
a time to get away and connect with others and with Him and for taking care
of all of our needs even when things like ferry cancellations happened.
So, I leave you with some photos that portray peacefulness.
Top photo: tiny pinecone and new growth on the mosquito cove trail at Starrigavan
beautiful, little waterfall mosquito cove, Starrigavan, Sitka, Alaska
lake from our hike on our first Saturday
(maybe you can help me with the name, Betty?)
edited to add: Betty told me that this is no lake but the Pacific Ocean itself!
How cool is that? Wow!
same lake, strike that, ocean! The water was SO very clear.
beautiful sunlight on the mosquito cove trail
stately trees at Starrigavan