Posted by Lee Petersen | March 28, 2012
I hate daylight savings

The weather has really taken a turn the last few days. It has even been getting above freezing in the daytime and it has been wonderful to be able to...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 13, 2012
2012 World Ice Art Championships

We went a little late to the World Ice Art Championships this year. It started on February 28th, but we didn't make it there until March 12th after the multi-blocks...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 11, 2012
Night skiing, snowshoeing, and photographing on Murphy Dome

Last night Jason (blog | flickr) and I went out shooting on Murphy Dome. The hope was (like always) to photograph the incredible aurora we were supposed to have. Like...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | March 8, 2012
Ok, fine, don’t light up the night . . . hmph

Awaiting the geomagnetic storm of the century we were supposed to have last night, frustration began before the Sun even went down. Apparently the aurora has been pretty good for...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 7, 2012
It’s still winter, but we may not know it

This winter has been strange. In November we had record breaking cold. The thermometer hit -40° multiple times and the cold was relentless. Then came December . . . the...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | February 5, 2012
The start of the 2012 Yukon Quest

Yesterday, February 4th, Kate and I went down to the Chena River to watch the start of the Yukon Quest. The Yukon Quest is a 1000 mile international dog sled...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 17, 2012
Morning light

I noticed this morning that the light outside was getting to be pretty remarkable around 9:30, even for Fairbanks. It's still cold, about -40° F. I went out to take...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 15, 2012
It’s Cold!

This was taken last night after I picked up Jason from the airport. The low last night was reportedly -48° F. As Kate reported in her post, the boiling point...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | January 10, 2012
Bright Nights

Bright moon at night in Fairbanks, Alaska. A slight moondog comes into view in the upper right. It seems like all we see lately is the moon. We recently passed...

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Posted by Lee Petersen | November 27, 2011
Happy late Thanksgiving! – and pics from home

We had a good holiday here, friends at the cabin enjoying food and playing games. I hope family and friends all had a good long weekend too. I hear it's...

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