May 14, 2012

Happy Monday. Pleasant day here, sunny and slightly breezy. The leaves are mid-pop and the birds seem happy. Of course, they are really desperate to get their DNA exchanged, raise some young’uns, and head south again before the food disappears. At this point at least they have many luscious mosquito snacks to look forward to. […]

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Thor’s Day

May 3, 2012

Happy Thor’s Day. Nice here but still cool, starting out at 18 degrees. Brrr. Sunny, though. Should warm up soon. We watched two lectures on King Tut. That’s really pronounced King Toot, because his full name was Tutankhamun (approx. 1341 BC – 1323 BC). He was 10 when his father the Pharaoh Akhenaten died and […]

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May 2, 2012

Good Wed. Nice day here, but cool again at 22. It will warm up later. Yesterday we got tiny snow flakes and wind for May Day. Local news features the guy who won the Nenana Ice Classic, worth $200,000+ after taxes, and the father-son team who shot two trophy Brown Bears in 5 days—the 13 […]

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May 1, 2012

Good Tues. Cool here. Started out at 24 dee-grees and there’s wind. I saw three robins in the same tree this ayem, one singing cheerfully and, presumably, very attractively to other robins, which may account for the other two. Robins are not sexually dimorphic as many birds are, and they were pretty high up, so […]

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