Highs and Lows

The last few weeks have been both eventful and calm.  Highs: 1) Brandon arrived in Finland for a 2-month visit!  2) I got my laser!  3) The green-up has really taken hold, so the scenery and weather are fully ‘summer’ now, which you can see below by how thawed my wetland site is.  Low: 1) Carol, my PolarTREC teacher has left.

Slightly soggy field work Continue reading

Fjords v. Squirrels

Abigail (sister #4) has been visiting me here in Finland for the last three weeks, which has been fabulous.  Here follows a photographic journey of our post-Eurovision time together, including a trip around a Norwegian fjord, some field work, some row boats, and some seriously adorable Finnish squirrels.

Vardo barn wisdom Continue reading