Murphy Dome Diaries

A journalist observes life in the far north.

The summit of Denali

Alec Turner on the summit of Denali two days before solstice in 2011.

Alec is riding a personal high after reaching the top of North America’s tallest peak earlier this month. I like seeing him this happy, which is why I feel a little like a bitch when I say things like, “Honey, can you peel yourself away from Facebook for a few minutes and change the baby’s diaper so I can continue cooking dinner?”

He’s not quite dialed back into our crazy household, and I don’t blame him for trying to linger in the Land of Me. I used to live there myself, and it’s crazy laid back. You get to sleep when you’re tired, eat when you’re hungry and listen to whatever you want on the radio.

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One comment on “The summit of Denali

  1. Sarah
    July 2, 2011

    That’s so sweet that he brought a photo of his 3 to the top. I bet he really missed you all even though achieving a personal goal must’ve been great.

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