On the upside, we are gaining daylight 6+ minutes per day, the sandhill cranes are due back any second, and we are no longer constantly feeding that temperamental, hungry beast of a wood stove!
Winter solstice? I hardly remember that short, dusky day when the sun barely rose over the distant horizon. I've got my sights set on that Midnight Sun!! Lady Aurora is forecast to give us a great showing this weekend; could be the last great lightshow of the season before our nights become too bright to see it. Below is Saturday night's aurora forecast--notice Fairbanks is right in the middle of the action!