Posted by lwpetersen | November 24, 2010

Need to waste some time sitting out the most disgusting weather on the planet, otherwise known as 'just warm enough to not snow'?(1)     If you're wondering if the Large Hadron...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 23, 2010

Check out this picture in the News Miner this morning from Monday:Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Icy conditions persist in Interior Alaska storm warning extendedI worry that Kate and I brought...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 20, 2010

It's been a long week, so now I'm just sitting around listening to music in our little cabin. I only get to see our home in the light of day...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 17, 2010

Thanks Jason for the picture.Here I am with Manbharat outside the Reichardt Building posing in front of two fantastic sun dog/pillar rainbows. I've never seen any as extensive as this....

Posted by lwpetersen | November 16, 2010

. . . 6, . . .It's a countdown alright, just like New Years except we're not counting down time, but degrees fahrenheit. This is kind of exciting. It's about...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 15, 2010

Tuesday's forecast looks grim. I'm pretty sure it's just a reality check to let us know that it is in fact winter in the interior of Alaska. Recently our lows...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 12, 2010

I took a drive out to Murphy Dome earlier tonight to take some pictures. It was a little eerie walking around in the dark by myself on top of the...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 11, 2010

It was really pretty, so I took a picture. But then I came back inside. Because it is cold. The Sun rises a little after 9am, and sets before 4pm,...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 8, 2010

This little guy came to our suet feeder tonight for a few minutes. He's a northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus yukonensis). It was a cute little thing with huge eyes....