August 27, 2012

Happy Mon. Gray here with rain. Rained all day yesterday, too, with some pretty strong showers at times. Not great for outdoor work. Lots of color beginning to show in the forest. I just read a good book explaining why the claims about Jesus and Church history in Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code are […]

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August 23, 2012

Good Thursday. Nice morning here. Very nice. 54 degrees and rising. Should hit about 66 again like it did yesterday. Yellow patches are appearing in the trees, and the shrubby stuff is starting to show yellow and red. Poor fireweed crop this year, not many blossoms. It apparently rained a lot in July. Good for […]

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August 20, 2012

Happy Mon. Gray here. Not too much to report yokelly. We watched a pretty good Jean-Michel Cousteau special on the Amazon that is suitable for family viewing and interesting if a bit overlong. The Amazon basin is the largest drainage system in the world, covers nearly half of Brazil as well as substantial parts of […]

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August 10, 2012

Happy Fri. Pleasant morning here, sunny. Has been a bit damp lately, though, so there are shrooms in the yard, several varieties, including the one Alice nibbled on to change size. We watched a documentary called Herb and Dorothy about H and D Vogler, a New York couple who collected modern art and built up […]

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August 7, 2012

Good Tues. Grayish here. I heard a Swainson’s thrush chirping shortly before five, but the birds have gone pretty quiet this week. It’s too early for the songbirds to head south, but they are just about finishing up their business for the summer. Soon the chickadees will start caching seed for the winter. In the […]

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August 6, 2012

Good Mon. Nice day here, as was Sunday after light rain and clouds to start the Tanana Valley Fair, which opened Friday evening. It’s an old joke that “Fair weather” is clouds and rain. They moved the dates up about ten days several years ago in hopes of avoiding rain and the rain just started […]

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In the News

August 3, 2012

Jornal Integracao, Tatui, 22 de Julho de 2012 “The North American couple Pamela and Tom Webster, resident in Fairbanks, in Alaska, since Saturday (14), are spending some days in Tatui and are being received by the Holtz family. In 1971, Pamela was exchange student of American Field Service (AFS) and studied in Tatui, being hosted […]

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