Category Archives: About SU

—Alaska, Summer ’10

Spectacular rainbow near Hatcher's Pass, AK. Of course, ... on Twitpic
Spectacular rainbow near Hatcher’s Pass, AK. Of course, this is because it rained almost constantly.
Garden near Hatcher's Pass, AK. Summer flowers in Alaska... on Twitpic
Garden near Hatcher’s Pass, AK. Summer flowers in Alaska have to make the most of available time.
Hatchers Pass AK-Independence gold mine-Water Tunnel. Worked ... on Twitpic
Hatchers Pass AK-Independence gold mine-Water Tunnel. Worked in ’30’s and ’40’s,found non-essential in WWII, couldn’t come back afterwards.
Hatchers Pass,AK-Independence gold mine-electric ore train. U... on Twitpic
Hatchers Pass,AK-Independence gold mine-electric ore train. Used rechargeable alkaline batteries before WWII.
View of Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.  on Twitpic
View of Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. About as close as I like... on Twitpic
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. About as close as I like to get to a brown bear-even with the electric fence.
Fishing trip on the Kenai River near Soldotna, Alaska on Twitpic
Fishing trip on the Kenai River near Soldotna, Alaska
"Big Wheel"J-3 flying low over Turnagain Arm near Anchorage, AK on Twitpic
J-3 flying low over Turnagain Arm near Anchorage, AK
Bald eagle on the Kenai River, Alaska. [Yes, another bald eag... on Twitpic
Bald eagle on the Kenai River, Alaska.
Had to get the dogs out of the house after leaving them alone... on Twitpic
Had to get the dogs out of the house after leaving them alone for several weeks. They seemed to enjoy it. Dachsundoids have to be provided with entertainment, or they’ll make their own. No reprisals so far.

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—In Other News

You know you’re not moving fast enough when….

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…a spider makes a web between your house and the van sitting in the driveway.

[Actually, it was only there for a couple of hours.]

Lunar Eclipse, Houston, Texas, 2007
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The best I could do with a pocket digital camera without a tripod.

—Was it something I said?


This is an interesting statistic from the SiteMeter listings, which shows the ranking of the last 100 visits to SU by Entry Page:

Savage Utopia  Entry Pages Ranked by Visits (SiteMeter)
	                       Entry Page
  30 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2006/02/
  18         http://savageutopia.wordpress....-at-least-32-at-virginia-tech/
  10 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/
  5 	     http://savageutopia.wordpress....pport-blues-and-other-stories/
  4 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2005/05/
  4 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2006/07/
  3 	     http://savageutopia.wordpress..../the-scariest-story-ever-told/
  3 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2006/01/
  3 	     http://savageutopia.wordpress..../2007/04/04/the-357-mph-train/
  3 	     http://savageutopia.wordpress....iament-tigris-bridge-attacked/
  2 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2005/07/
  2 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2006/08/
  2 	     https://savageutopia.wordpress.com/2006/12/
  2 	     http://savageutopia.wordpress....n-bellos-bikeless-gmail-paper/
....

Nearly a third of the last 100 visits to SU were to the February, 2006 archive. The front page of the weblog ranks a distant third. Since WordPress limits the available data from SiteMeter by precluding JavaScript use, I don’t know exactly what is drawing attention in that archive —although a couple of the posts are likely suspects…