Posted by lwpetersen | October 11, 2010

Today is October 11th!  The temperature forecast for Dover, NH is 62 [deg F];  Stillwater, MN will be 76;  Cincinnati, OH will be about 86.  Here in Fairbanks it will...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 9, 2010

At 7:40 am this morning there was no sun. Dawn had begun about 40 minutes earlier and now while I am writing this at 8:01 am it is still dawn....

Posted by lwpetersen | October 5, 2010

Some of you may have noticed that the quality of my flickr photos have gotten a little better recently. It doesn't have anything to do with my photography skills. You...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 5, 2010

And it was a great show. It lasted about one hour, but was only really bright, and I mean REALLY bright for about 10 or 15 minutes. I've seen the...

Posted by lwpetersen | October 4, 2010

Kate and I took a drive up the Elliott Highway today. It starts in Fox, just north of Fairbanks and ends at the Manley Hot Springs after crossing the famous...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 26, 2010

It's a really, really big bonfire. Actually it was 4 really big bonfires, each one bigger than the first. They kind of surround the crowd in a semicircle. It gets...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 22, 2010

So, my friend, colleague, and classmate, Jason has been taking some great aurora photos here in Fairbanks. I strongly urge you to check them out on his flickr site here....

Posted by lwpetersen | September 21, 2010

I finally got a picture of it to share. It's pretty lousy, but still awesome seeing as its about 150 miles away. I took this picture outside the Reichardt Building...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 18, 2010

Last week was our first really hard week. Lots of homework due, lots of class planning and grading, additional non-homework classwork, then there's the time spent just trying to figure...