Fairbanks has been having absolutely perfect weather the last few days: 65 and sunny. On Sunday a few clouds scattered the sky, it was totally gorgeous and the air felt awesome.
Kate and I went for a walk in Creamer’s Field. The cranes are still flying around practicing their oh-so-awkward landings. Also, there is a dead moose carcass there, although now it is mostly bones.Three sandhill cranes land awkwardly at Creamer’s Field. For such pretty birds they lack a little grace on the landings.
Moose carcass; not decayed enough to not stink yet.
When night finally came (it actually is getting dark again) the sky became perfectly clear and you’ll never guess what happened next –
We saw the aurora again! It was a stupidly ridiculous display too. Imagine, I had to sit outside on a beautifully clear night watching and taking pictures of this for an hour:
Of course there’s more: