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Entries from February 2012

Attempted Ride into the Magic Bus

February 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment

After renting a couple fat bikes, we (Miriam, her house mate Joanna, and El Toro Guapo) headed out last Sunday to the Stampede Trail, located just outside of Healey. The Stampede Trail has recently gained fame as the ‘magic bus’ (Into the Wild refernce) is located off this trail. We headed out early and were […]

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Tags: Alaska · Friends · Magic Bus · Stampede Trail · Travel

Not sure what to say… kinda awesome though

February 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

I really hate the idea of promoting this, but it really is too awesome not to share. I actually don’t have to worry too much about promoting it, as not many people visit the blog any more.

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Tags: Culture ? · Fairbanks

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

A week in Seattle

February 12th, 2012 · Comments Off

After a good week in Boulder, I went to Seattle to work at the University of Washington for a week. It was a really good week, work-wise. I gave a seminar on Tuesday (was asked to give it on Monday morning – definitely an impromptu talk). I had never been to UW, very beautiful campus. […]

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Tags: Travel

Can’t escape

February 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

I thought my last post would be the last weather related post for a while, but I guess this will not be the case. I thought all was good after escaping Fairbanks and it’s 5th coldest January on record. However, last night, a major snow storm hit Boulder, snowing about 10 inches over night.

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Tags: Fairbanks · weather