Monthly Archives: January 2011

Two Long Weeks

It’s been two weeks since my last entry. I guess that’s because nothing too out-of-the-ordinary has been happening. Winter is progressing here at Denali. We’re starting to get more and more daylight – almost 7 hours and 15 minutes each … Continue reading

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Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend

The picture above was taken this past week one day. Notice the horizontal cloud in the very middle of the shot. Clouds sometimes hang low over the rivers and creeks – this happens to be the Nenana River. As the … Continue reading

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Not really a Ranger post…

On New Year’s Eve, a cousin (over the phone) asked me what there is to do up here in Denali in my spare time. I resisted the urge to laugh. (Yesterday, I took Sylvie, the littlest pup in the park … Continue reading

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Random Thursday

1) Today is Thursday, but it’s really my Friday, since I have Friday and Saturday off this week. 2) I did something to my left ankle last weekend. It is sore. Not sharp pain, but more like a bad muscle … Continue reading

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Pulling Weeds

One of my current ‘office’-type projects this winter involves pulling together information on plant research in Denali National Park and Preserve. In the course of my research this morning, I came across the follow statistics from a 2010 park resources … Continue reading

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A Good Ending to 2010

I went for my first mushing trip ever! I got to go out with our kennels manager from the park. We had 11 dogs pulling, with two of the pups running along side. It was way too much fun! I … Continue reading

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