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Frosty

The Estuary Life Trail out at Starrigavan can be treacherously slippery during cold weather, but the relatively high humidity and lack of direct sunlight (the valley bottom and most of the estuary is in the shade of Harbor Mountain this … Continue reading

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Airport Observations

Today gave me reason to consider the baseline level of effort I want to give to the big year project. With work calls and other work tasks to take care of, I didn’t have as much time outside, and with … Continue reading

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Good Birds and a Green Flash

My parents were scheduled to leave midday flight, so this morning was taken up with tasks around the house before taking them to the airport. After saying goodbye to them, Connor decided to look around for a while along old … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day CBC

2017 got off to a clear start here in Sitka. I got up relatively early to go count birds for the annual Christmas Bird Count. This year I was participated by counting birds on the water (via boat with Kitty … Continue reading

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Ski Tracks in the Snow

Clear and cold weather continued today. I took a drive out to see Silver Bay and was interested to find that folks had been cross country skiing along the bike trail out from Whale Park. Near the turnouts where the … Continue reading

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View from Harbor Point

Stiff north or east winds often accompany these clear and cold stretches of weather. Fortunately, for the most part, where I live in the downtown area does not get hit by these winds. Gavan Hill, the Sisters and Verstovia seem … Continue reading

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