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Non est vivere sed valere vita est

Small feathers are aflight! Visitors from exotic lands are singing their hearts out in celebration of breeding on tussocks of tundra! And mosquitos are out in force, ready to feed all our newly-arrived and newly-hatched winged friends! Yes, it’s birding … Continue reading

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Welcome to summer!

Here’s our beautiful Gulkana River with a newly found lovey rock. We are rockhounds here in Paxson; one of our favorite activities is to walk up and down the riverbank discovering uniquely shaped rocks, like this heart, or beautiful rocks … Continue reading

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We’re still here! Just busy, as ever…

Wow. Started thinking about, or I should say, remembering this blog a few weeks ago. So I got on it today and saw with a shock that our last entry was 2012! Oh my. I hadn’t realized time had been … Continue reading

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Scenic Sunday: You choose

Low-angle sun at 30 below zero can provide some beautiful shots, giving you a nice feeling for what it is like on the compound now: Here, for contrast, are some photos taken in a different month:   At this time … Continue reading

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Bird’s Day Thursday: No Turkeys Here

Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers from the USofA. As today is Bird’s Day Thursday, it’s natural to consider that avian symbol of this feast day, the turkey. Turkeys don’t reach anywhere close to Alaska, however. Another member of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Tundra and Taiga: Tundra & Taiga Together

Here we very definitely are showing both tundra and taiga. This is from one of our favorite sites; it provides a magnificent overview of where we live. We are looking almost directly north to the Alaska Range; the defile is … Continue reading

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Scenic Sunday: Waiting for the warmth…

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