Posted by Lee Petersen | February 21, 2011
Snowy Sunday

Today it is snowing. This is the second 'significant' snowfall we've had in a week. Most of the time it snows only one or two inches at a time here,...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 1, 2011
Probably Missing Aurora

It's so lousy when we have 15 clear nights in a row and almost no aurora, then a solar windstream crosses Earth's path while the Sun is still up. Pictures...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 28, 2011
The Sun Is Returning: Blue Skies to the South

This view has been common for a while now. Since about mid-November the southern sky has mostly been orange, yellow, or red during the day. The Sun sits so low...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 28, 2011
To Do In Fairbanks 2: Chena Hot Springs

In case you haven't heard, Kate and I spent the weekend at Chena Hot Springs Resort. Kate posted yesterday. We had a few problems, but only one would really be...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 25, 2011
Do I go, or do I wait? . . . I’ll wait

We had a visitor at near our outhouse tonight. It was a young Bull Moose and (I assume) his mother since later there was a much larger moose near the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 19, 2011
Just Eating

Yesterday our neighbor came knocking at our door to let us know that there were a couple of moose in her yard. We went over and watched them for a...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 16, 2011
Sunset on Denali

It's a special few days when the Sun sets behind Denali when viewed from Fairbanks. It's so pretty I'm sad that not everyone can see it. Kate and I drove...

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Looking at the west side of the Museum of the North
Posted by Lee Petersen | January 14, 2011
To Do In Fairbanks 1: The Museum of The North

If you have never been to Alaska and find yourself suddenly in Fairbanks, one of the first stops you should make is the University of Alaska Museum of the North....

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 12, 2011
Fun Stuff

First of all, thanks to everyone who wished me a happy birthday. For those who don't know, I'm thirty today. Yikes. It's alright though, I will remain twenty-three at heart...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 11, 2011
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner – Extreme high pressure system may affect Alaska aviation

The weather this month has been crazy. Started out the New Year 40-50 degrees above average and it has remained pretty mild. Today it's really windy which is very abnormal...

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