This is one of a pair of sister Cheetah I met as little kittens and watched from the inside as they were raised and trained to be be around people to help raise awareness of cheetahs, Africa, conservation and all that sort, by my friends at Safari West
What words can be used to describe what you see here? A comet over the Talkeetna mountains of Alaska. The frozen Knik river in the foreground. The light northernlights. The mild glow of the city of Palmer. It was close to 10 below that night. My jeep spun around 3 times on the black ice of the off ramp from the Glenn to the Old Glenn hwy as I searched for a vantage point to take this photo.
Here in northeastern Washington state, barbed wire is the time honored tradition to keep your cattle and horses over there and my cattle and horses over here. Just after sunset we call it a day inspecting and repairing fences, there is always more to do on a ranch.