Glacier-topped mountains spread across the eastern and southern parts of the peninsula; marshy lowlands cover much of the rest.
From the air, it was easy to see why Alaska attracts certain kinds of people—not just loners and misfits but explorers and adventurers as well, anyone drawn to wild, wide-open spaces.
Dolly was the talker, the instigator who moved things along.
Heidi was the thoughtful one, more apt to listen and absorb.
Heidi worked at a coffee shop; Dolly helped her husband, an electrician, run his business.