Posted by lwpetersen | September 2, 2010
1st Day of School

My classes have officially begun! When Kate dropped me off today in front of the Reichardt Building (physics, chemistry, and geology departments) we were treated to a fantastic view of...

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Posted by lwpetersen | September 1, 2010
September 1st, not quite a frost

But, it did get a little chilly. The car told me it was 36 [deg F] this morning. The leaves are more yellow when compared with yesterday. Yes, Autumn is...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 30, 2010
All Photos Have Been Posted!

All the pictures Kate and I have taken from the drive and the first couple of weeks in Fairbanks have been posted to my Flickr account.http://www.flickr.com/photos/leepetersen/If you haven't used Flickr...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 30, 2010
The Trip, (continued) LAST DAY!

Whitehorse, Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska! Driving was getting tiring, but the scenery was unbelievable. I think we had been driving alongside big mountains for about a thousand miles. We left...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 29, 2010
The Trip, (continued) Day 6

Fort Nelson, British Columbia to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory Enter the Canadian Rockies. It’s a lot like the U.S. Rockies without the people and places. In other words, they are very...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 29, 2010
The Trip (continued), Day 5

Edmonton, Alberta to Fort Nelson, British Columbia Today we drove through land that reminds me very much of eastern Montana or Wyoming. There are very dry, rolling, slightly rocky hills...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 28, 2010
The Trip, (continued) Day 4

Regina, Saskatchewan to Edmonton, Alberta We finally get a short day of driving. According to AAA Tripticks it’s only going to be about an eight hour drive. Since the odometer...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 19, 2010
No Internets Right Now

Sorry folks, internet was scarce in the Yukon, and we have yet to obtain it in-house. It will probably be sometime next week that it gets turned on, so I'll...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 16, 2010
The Alaska Highway Fights Back

It's day five and we have arrived in Ft. Nelson, British Columbia. After finally arriving on the Alaska Highway after a little over 3000 miles the car took its first...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 14, 2010
Days 1, 2, 3

So it is day 4. Say what? I wanted to write every night, but it turned out that I would get to the hotel and pass out every afternoon. So...

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