Posted by: akjournalist | April 18, 2009

Alaska Statehood Survey

Hi,

Please take my Alaska Statehood survey, it’s for a research methods class. Just click on the link below.

AK_Survey

Thanks, Cary

Posted by: akjournalist | February 4, 2009

My Life Coaches

These guys were sitting around talking while I was trying to get some work done. As they had nothing better to do, they decided to give me a hard time about not updating my blog. So now it’s updated.

Posted by: akjournalist | December 13, 2008

‘Dancing lights’ draw thousands to frozen north – CNN.com

‘Dancing lights’ draw thousands to frozen north – CNN.com

I’m I the only one that finds this story ridiculous?

Posted by: akjournalist | October 11, 2008

Really cool pic of the Northern Lights.

I just found one of the coolest pics of the Northern Lights. There’s more on the Hicker Photo site.

Aurora-Borealis pic

Aurora-Borealis pic

Posted by: akjournalist | October 8, 2008

My favorite news story of all time!

I don’t know if it’s because it reminds me of something that, sort of, happened to me or maybe the story just makes me homesick for the South.

The story has a picture and the quote to end all quotes, “foxes don’t like to be caged, especially when they are alive.”

Please read the story, it’ll brighten your day.


Posted by: akjournalist | April 13, 2008

If you ever lived in the former Soviet Union:

I’m doing a research project and I’m asking anyone that has ever lived in the former republic to please answer this very short survey.

Thanks,

Posted by: akjournalist | April 11, 2008

Northern Lights-Aurora Forcast

I’ve had the best luck seeing the northern lights these last few weeks. Seems like every time I go outside at night, and remember to look, the aurora is really putting on a show.Here\'s one of the best pictures I\'ve seen of the lights.

The picture came from the Poker Flats Research Range.

The Geophysical Institute also has a cool forecast page.

My Mom is coming up in May. I hope she gets to see them.

Posted by: akjournalist | April 10, 2008

It’s Snowing!!!

I got up this morning and it looked like a Hallmark Christmas card scene outside. What a beautiful snow. Problem is, I need to get out to me bear-bait station and get it posted. I was hoping with the warm weather we’ve been having I would be able to do that without snowshoes, oh well.

April is a tough month for me. I have like a gazillion projects due for school and this year it’s even more pressing because I’m supposed to graduate in May. But April is also when I start getting the hunting fever really bad. On top of hunting fever, I’ve also got the prospecting bug real strong this year. A friend and I just got permits to dredge some good-looking spots up north.

I’m hoping to combine prospecting and bear hunting. Does that sound like a good combo? I think it does.

Well, I better get back to researching.

Posted by: akjournalist | April 1, 2008

It’s 48 wonderful degrees in Fairbanks!!!!!

I just saw the clock/temperature thing on campus and it’s 48 degrees!!!

I hope this is not the weather simply teasing us.

Click here for more UAF weather.

Posted by: akjournalist | April 1, 2008

Time to start it up again

Well, now that I’m in my last month of my last semester as an undergraduate, I think it’s time to crank up my blog again. It’s been about 3 months or so since my last blog. During my hiatus I’ve been to North Carolina, started going to the gym again and doing an awful lot of school work.

I am in the middle of an internship with the Fairbanks Daily Newsminer

Working there has been a lot of fun, everyone has been helpful and I’ve improved my writing skills.

And for the record, this is not an April fools joke. : )

Working at the newsminer has prompted me to start blogging again.

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