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It’s kind of crazy, but..

October 28th, 2013 · Comments Off

this might be one of my favorite Daily Show clips of all time. Almost beyond belief.

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Tags: Culture ? · Delta Bravo · Life · politics

Quite a year

October 27th, 2013 · Comments Off

It’s been a pretty big year since my last blog post. Traveled to Santa Barbara (saw Dana and Carolyn) and Tokyo, bought a new house next to Kitty-Kat, decent summer including an injury-free season with the ‘Shrikes, went to Idaho for Grandma’s 90th (plus 1/2) birthday, managed to get to north of the Brooks Range […]

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Tags: Alaska · blog · Fairbanks · Friends · holidays · Life · Travel

Transitions all around me

October 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments

From my perspective, the recent past, the present, and near future has/is/going to be a time of big changes and/or transitions for most of my friends — moving in, moving out, death, birth, leaving jobs, new jobs, health issues, divorce, marriage, plus whatever else I’m missing. I’m not exactly sure what it means, but I […]

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Tags: Friends · Life

A Different Perspective from Mt. Kilimanjaro

October 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments

New lesson learned: Every once in a while, it is good to look up — both mentally and physically. This past week plus, I have been on a Mount Kilimanjaro expedition with Kenji, 3 other scientists (2 from Japan, 1 from Russia), 6 students (1 Tanzanian, 5 US), 6 teachers (1 Tanzanian, 5 US), 7 […]

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Tags: Kilimanjaro · Life · Travel

Rummaging through my desk

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

I was just rummaging through my desk and found found a few scraps of paper with lines from an Alice Walker book, the Temple of My Familiar. I read the book on a Greyhound bus from Los Angeles to Elko, Nevada where I was going for the summer. Even after some 20-ish years, these lines […]

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Tags: Life

New Bed

April 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Off and on over these past couple of years, I have had a hard time sleeping. Part of it was just my mind refusing to shut off. Part of it was just not being comfortable in my bed. A few weeks ago, I had my friend Chad build me a new custom birch bed. Chad […]

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Tags: Alaska · Friends · Life

El Toro Guapo has a birthday

March 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off

El Toro Guapo had his 3rd birthday this week. Hard to believe that I’ve had him 2.5 years already.

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Tags: Alaska · Fairbanks · Life

This Never Gets Old

February 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

Some things never get old, no matter how many times experienced. This is what I came home to last night.

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Tags: Alaska · Aurora Borealis · Fairbanks · Life · Northern Lights · weather