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Entries from February 2008

Heather in the Black Forest

February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

Heather Best, a friend from Fairbanks, made the long flight to Freundenstadt, Germany (located in the famed Black Forest) to compete in the World Winter Triathlon Championships. The winter triathlon combines running, biking, and skiing – supposedly all on snow. Paul and I ‘road tripped’ down to watch to her compete. The conditions were less […]

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Tags: Friends · Germany · Sport

Game on!

February 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Last weekend was my ‘game weekend.’ It started out on Friday night when I hosted ‘game night.’ I had been craving to play games recently, so it seemed like a good time to do this. A number of friends from work came over with the games and I made a lasagna and salad. (clockwise): Emil, […]

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Tags: Germany · Life · Potsdam · Ultimate Frisbee

Icefog explained

February 12th, 2008 · Comments Off

Alaska is beginning to recover after being engulfed in the coldest temperatures recorded since 2000. In these extremely cold temperatures (starting around -40°F/C), “icefog” begins to develop. Ed has a nice post explaining icefog, what it is, how it develops, etc. It is good having friends in the weather service (that are fascinated by cold […]

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Tags: weather

B^4 (Bob’s Birthday Bowling Bash)

February 3rd, 2008 · 2 Comments

For my birthday, my co-workers took me bowling yesterday afternoon. I rode my bike there with Paul, Emil, and Finn. The sun was out and I was able to wear the sunglasses I had bought back in October for the first time! The sun was short lived as it actually began to snow while we […]

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Tags: AWI · holidays · Life · Potsdam