July 30, 2013

Good Tues. Nice morning here. 66 degrees and sunny. The bug population has begun to drop substantially, making outdoors more attractive. We watched Meet Joe Black over the weekend. Brad Pitt was so-so playing Joe Black. Anthony Hopkins as Bill Parrish (perish) is good as the media tycoon who’s told by the mysterious Black he’s […]

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July 26, 2013

Tis Friday, sacred to the goddess Fri. Some clouds and sun today.  63 degrees. I just read a great book, The Age of Wonder, by Richard Holmes, about the second scientific revolution in England, which took place roughly 1770-1830. It was during this time that William Herschel created telescopes far superior to any available up […]

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July 10, 2013

Good Wed. Some rain here and 54 degrees. According to the FDNM, the Army says it might have been overhasty in admitting an artillery drill started the 82,000 acre Stuart Creek fire. They will conduct an investigation. Meanwhile their legal office will accept damage claims. Commenters have been having a field day, pro and con. […]

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July 1, 2013

Happy Monday. Nice day here after a very smoky Saturday due to the fire half an hour south of Fairbanks. Yesterday was much better and today is blue skies with white clouds, though that could change if the wind shifts. Still pretty warm. Laura told me recently a high school friend is working this summer […]

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