Posted by lwpetersen | May 31, 2013
It’s midnight Sun time again

It's that time of year again that the Sun sets in that Alaska summer way, in the morning. Last night was the first night of the season the Sun didn't...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 30, 2012
The light won’t leave me alone

Over the last two weeks spring has come and gone. The mosquitoes are out in full-force, but I don't think they are as bad as last year. I'd like to...

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Posted by lwpetersen | May 30, 2011
The Sun part blah / Wishing for darkness

The Sun rose this morning at 3:39 am. Fine, whatever. The Sun will set tomorrow morning at 12:01 am. Crap. Solar midnight happens at about 1:48 am here, so when...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 30, 2011
More New Things

There is a component of life your first year of Alaska that resembles getting slapped in the face every few days and getting your world view turned upside down. The...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 22, 2011
When is the sleep going to happen?

Looks like we just had another gorgeous sunset right? Nope, took this at just 15 minutes before midnight last night.I'm not sure if it's the amount of work that I've...

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Posted by lwpetersen | April 10, 2011
No Darkness for Us

A few days ago I mentioned that it is staying twilight until really late. My friend Jason pointed out on facebook today that as of yesterday the Sun no longer...

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Posted by lwpetersen | March 30, 2011
The Days are Getting Longer

The nice thing is that we are now waking up to the light. It's been weird with the Sun rising after 8 am for the last (almost) six months.I've already...

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