Posted by lwpetersen | March 8, 2012
Ok, fine, don’t light up the night . . . hmph

Awaiting the geomagnetic storm of the century we were supposed to have last night, frustration began before the Sun even went down. Apparently the aurora has been pretty good for...

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Posted by lwpetersen | August 25, 2011
Walking

Yesterday I walked a lot. I walked to campus from home (about 5 miles) since Kate got called to babysit at 1:30 in the morning and had to take the...

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Posted by lwpetersen | July 18, 2011
Been a while . . .

The trees are enjoying the Sun and the blue sky, again. I love walking out the front door to this sight.Wow, it's been almost 15 days since my last post....

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Posted by lwpetersen | June 19, 2011
Murphy Dome: Wildflowers and Wildfires

Kate and I went for a walk on Murphy Dome yesterday. The temps in Fairbanks hit the mid-high 70's, but up in the hills it was a comfortable 64. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 30, 2011
Murphy Dome in the Light of Day

Frickin' gorgeous place this is . . .Kate and I drove up Murphy Dome and explored some of the trails a bit. I realized that this was the first time...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 29, 2011
A summer-like walk in the backyard

It started out innocent enough, just stroll through the trails behind the house. Sure, there were a few bugs, it was 82° F and there was a lot of mushy...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 7, 2011
Tanana Breakup

So this week was busy. End of the semester projects and homework have been due, finals are to be prepared for, grading needs to be completed, etc. It's been so...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 23, 2011
Goose, Gooses, and More Gooses

Ohhhh boy, you'll never guess what we saw today: Geese!The first flocks of Canada Geese arrived in Fairbanks a couple of weeks ago. Today, Creamer's Field (migratory water fowl refuge)...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 8, 2011
Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The snow was falling hard earlier today on campus.We still have snow, and quite a bit of it at that. I am absolutely ready to see some color again. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 31, 2011
Campus Walk

(Click any photo to go to flicker/make bigger)Needing to take a break from grading, Jason and I took off to walk around campus yesterday and took some pictures. The first...

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