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Entries from April 2012

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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Spring is near

April 18th, 2012 · Comments Off

The past couple of weeks, I have spent a lot of time out in the Caribou-Poker Creeks Research Watershed monitoring the snow ablation. The days have been amazing and the snow is (finally) starting to disappear. I can tell spring is near as I have my first blood stained page in my field book (from […]

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Tags: Alaska · Fairbanks · weather

Field work has begun!

April 12th, 2012 · Comments Off

The weather is finally starting to turn a bit and the snow is slowly starting to melt. The past couple weeks, I have been out measuring the snow ablation (melt) at our research sites. Being outside alone, away from my computer, soaking up the sun has been amazingly good for me and great for my […]

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Tags: Fairbanks · weather

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