Posted by Lee Petersen | November 16, 2010
10,. . . 9, . . . 8, . . . 7, . . .

. . . 6, . . .It's a countdown alright, just like New Years except we're not counting down time, but degrees fahrenheit. This is kind of exciting. It's about...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 15, 2010
Cold Snap

Tuesday's forecast looks grim. I'm pretty sure it's just a reality check to let us know that it is in fact winter in the interior of Alaska. Recently our lows...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 12, 2010
Finally a Few Aurora Photos from Murphy Dome

I took a drive out to Murphy Dome earlier tonight to take some pictures. It was a little eerie walking around in the dark by myself on top of the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 11, 2010
This is What Our Cabin Looked Like Tonight

It was really pretty, so I took a picture. But then I came back inside. Because it is cold. The Sun rises a little after 9am, and sets before 4pm,...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 8, 2010
Nocturnal Visitor

This little guy came to our suet feeder tonight for a few minutes. He's a northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus yukonensis). It was a cute little thing with huge eyes....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 8, 2010
Fairbanks, Alaska

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...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 6, 2010
Nanooks Won!

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...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 4, 2010
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – Bear swipes at boy on way to school in Alaska town

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...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 3, 2010
A Day of Firsts

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...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | October 30, 2010
Sunrise from home

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...

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