May 31, 2013

Good Fri. A bit cloudy here and we got a little rain, which is great as far as I am concerned. It will help settle the birch and spruce pollen. Local news is headed by vandalism at the Two Rivers School about 20 miles northeast of Fairbanks. A security cam caught images of three young […]

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May 30, 2013

Happy Thursday. Summery here. The leaves have popped and have mostly filled out. 60 degrees and headed for the low 80s. Lead story in the News-Miner is the ADFG bear kills. 89 bears killed in Alaska predator control program Comments run the gamut. Expensive meat, but the government is paying, so don’t worry.

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May 22, 2013

Happy Wed. Nice day here again. Yesterday was really the first day of spring, and it felt like summer after the cold weekend. Saturday the high was 33. Yesterday it got up to the low 50s. We watched Roman Holiday, a 1953 film with Gregory Peck and “Introducing Audrey Hepburn” as a young princess from […]

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May 21, 2013

Good Tues. Nice day here. Started out around 38 degrees. We watched The Silver Lining Playbook, about a man, Patrick (Bradley Cooper), with bipolar disorder who is released into his family’s custody after eight months in a psychiatric facility. When he gets home, we quickly see that his family presents a spectrum of disorders that […]

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May 15, 2013

Happy Wed. Nice day here. Started out at 19 degrees but will probably get above freezing. Yokelly we watched a modern version of Hamlet set in NYC, with Ethan Hawke as Hamlet and Julia Stiles as Ophelia. It was pretty good, mostly, with original dialogue, but greatly cut. Hamlet uncut runs about 4 hours on […]

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