It’s 4:53 am and I can’t sleep. There’s a blustery snow storm outside and its whooshings and wailings woke me up.
It’s easy to hear the wind and snow when you’re on the 18th floor.
Welcome to Winter-peg. They are calling for 10-15 cm of snow today.
Christmas spirit, anyone?
Speaking of hotels, I am staying at The Hotel of the Funky Chair:
Random fact about Downtown Winnipeg: there are lots of sirens.
And I have a confession to make. I’m here at the ArcticNet conference to represent my organization, to help give presentations, to attend side meetings, schmooze, yadda-yadda, but you know what I’m most excited about?
Meeting Arctic fox researchers!
My son and I love Arctic foxes. They’re like the ninjas of the North.
When I read in the conference program that there will be talks by Arctic fox researchers, I felt small internal fireworks go off!
I promise not to be too creepy as I track down the Arctic fox folks and ask them 398453984983745 questions…