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Goose, Gooses, and More Gooses

Ohhhh boy, you'll never guess what we saw today: Geese!The first flocks of Canada Geese arrived in Fairbanks a couple of weeks ago. Today, Creamer's Field (migratory water fowl refuge) was packed! We saw both...

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 had to finish this week...

Springtime in Denali National Park

Kate, Jason and I took a little jaunt down to Denali National Park on Sunday, April 17th. It was a gorgeous day, a little hazy and overcast to the south, but we still managed to...

Spring Denali Slideshow

I'll make a real post soon, but until then here is a slideshow from yesterday's trip to Denali National Park. Updates will happen today.Created with flickr slideshow from softsea.

Magpies

Also in Denali National Park on April 17th, 2011:

Spruce Grouse

Seen in Denali National Park on April 17th, 2011:

8 Months and Counting!

Kate and I have been here for 8 months!My "This is Alaska" set has grown to 240 images strong (click to view in lightbox):Be warned it's a large photo set. After the first year I'll...

Fast-moving aurora: two hours of good shooting!

1. . . 2 . . . 3 . . . Run, don't slip, wait it's behind me now, just sit still it will come back in a minute! Ahhh, what do I do? It's...

To Do in Fairbanks 4: World Ice Art Championships

I briefly wrote about this event earlier, but as I have uploaded nearly of all of my pictures from the 2011 championships I felt that a new post was necessary. Also, the event needs your...

Melting, Pause, Melt Again

The last couple of weeks have been good. The days have been warm in comparison to recent months. We've even had temperatures reaching the 40's on the warmest days. Last week, for the first time...

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 goes lower than 18° below...

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We woke up to an inch of fresh snow on top of the old crusty snow and ice. Trying to look at the bright side of things, I decided it was so fluffy that it...

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

The snow was falling hard earlier today on campus.We still have snow, and quite a bit of it at that. I am absolutely ready to see some color again. The hardest part for me this...

Twilight Nights

The light is staying late! Taken at 10pm on April 6th after the end of the homework session. Absolutely gorgeous night with the crescent moon descending behind the museum.March hit us pretty hard with light!...

Hoping for Denali Trip Soon

Plowing started a few weeks ago down in the park, and they have the road open to the Savage River. Hopefully we can find some time to make a few trips down this spring. The...

Our Cat: Otis

Otis takes a break from watching the birds to figure out what I'm doing climbing up the tree by the window. His lip is usually caught on his tooth.Otis is a special little guy. He...

Back Yard Wanderers

Kate looked out the window last night and let out a little yell. These guys were wandering around just outside the window! The cat is not so sure.

Chickadee Icicle

I took this one back in February, but wanted to add it here so that it can go into my birding log (blog ha!). Just a common chickadee hanging out, getting a drink.