Posted by Lee Petersen | 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 Lee Petersen | May 29, 2013
Spring happened?

The brutally long winter came to an end this week. Alaska presented us with the (standard) slap in the face season change. May 17th and 18th it snowed at our...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | September 30, 2012
Starvation Gulch at UAF: 2012 Version

What the hell is Starvation Gulch? That's a pretty big stack of wood.   Autumn is almost gone in Fairbanks and UAF held the Starvation Gulch bonfire/party last night. This...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | September 22, 2012
Happy first day of autumn!

I woke up at about 20 minutes to six this morning. I walked outside and the sky was already turning pink, so I grabbed the camera and tripod and took...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 24, 2012
Smoke over Fairbanks

There's a new wildfire burning . . . Smoke rises from the Dry Creek Fire southeast of Fairbanks. This shot was taken from the Alaska Dog Mushers Association on August...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | August 4, 2012
To Do in Fairbanks: Go for a walk – UAF or Murphy Dome, get beer at Silver Gulch

After a night of barely sleeping and being woken by a barking dog in between bouts of staring at the ceiling it's comforting to have to put on warm slippers...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | June 12, 2012
Highlights from last week

I've been getting pretty busy studying for my comprehensive exams coming up in August. It's definitely put a damper on exploring the area. Still, I try to find time to...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | June 5, 2012
Walk near Moose Mountain

Last year there was a big fire up near Moose Mountain. Kate and I could see the smoke from Denali Elementary School on the south side of Fairbanks and it...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | 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 Lee Petersen | May 14, 2012
Saturday Walk

Just now the birch leaves are starting to open in Fairbanks. Many of the willows and alders are still barren near us, only a few of the smaller ones are...

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