Posted by lwpetersen | September 14, 2010

(1) So the last week has been (apparently) unseasonably warm here in Fairbanks. That being said, the last two days we have woken up to 32 [deg F] temperatures. Even...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 6, 2010

Denali National Park is gorgeous. I will be posting most of the pictures on flickr (Denali Set) over the next couple of days, but for now I'll just share some...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 2, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | September 1, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | August 30, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | August 30, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | August 29, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | August 29, 2010

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...

Posted by lwpetersen | August 28, 2010

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...