Posted by lwpetersen | November 8, 2010

Night view of Fairbanks from the top of Murphy Dome. Kate and I haven't spent a whole lot of time in Fairbanks since getting here. So, we thought it would...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 6, 2010

Kate and I went to a hockey game tonight between the UAF Nanooks and the Michigan Wolverines with one of Kate's friends and her family. It was a lot of...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 4, 2010

Alaska is like that town that was near your town, but you would always say, "careful around that place. It's crazy."Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - Bear swipes at boy on way...

Posted by lwpetersen | November 3, 2010

Today I voted for the first time in the state of Alaska. Also, today our brand new car broke something fierce. Today was my first witnessed continuous sunrise/sunset. While Kate...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 30, 2010

I finally had the chance to sleep in after one of the longest and hardest work weeks I have ever had. I think I worked an average of 16 hours...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 24, 2010

I have a lot of new pictures I would like to share, I hope you don't mind. Jason and Alex, fellow grad students, and I drove up to Murphy Dome...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 21, 2010

Yesterday the Sun rose at 9:00 am Alaska time. Every day here is a totally new play on the lighting over the Tanana Valley and the Alaska Range. Yesterday was...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 18, 2010

Kate and I went for a drive again, this time driving southeast on the Alaska Highway.  This is the same route we took into Alaska, but it was fairly overcast...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 17, 2010

The aurora stopped by again tonight and I was camera ready. With the help of spaceweather.com it's pretty easy to stay on top of things. The statistical auroral oval provided...