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Author Archives: John

Pax and Turkeys

So the turkeys kept/keep trying to get out of their coop, I let a couple out the other the day and they seemed to like it, Solution, I threw up some 4 foot fencing and made a temporary run for them and of course Pax, our 17 pound Snorkey thinks the turkeys are his friends more »

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Chicken Update

So the chickens and turkeys are getting bigger and I put the turkeys and Corniish Crosses out in the chicken coop last Saturday, they were getting to big for their chick boxes and the amonnia smell was driving me crazy. I’m thinking tomorrow I’ll put the Sex Links out with the Cornish gals and see more »

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Chickens, Turkey’s and coop

Pictures of the chicken and turkey chicks we have. The small chickens are Sex Link for egg laying, the big white ones are Cornish Cross for meat, and the Turkeys are bronze and white turkeys for, well turkey days. Their between 2 to 3 weeks in these pics., Still too cold to put them out more »

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April 8th, 42 Mile Steese to Cache Mtn

Another great day and ride for this spring of 2017. Six of us meet at Chatanika Lodge for breakfast at 9:00 AM and then drove to 42 Mile Steese to hit the White Mtn Trails. We discussed going to 85 Mile, but the clouds were looking low and it was windy, figured it’d be a more »

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Gold King via the Rex Trail

It was a Tres Amigos ride, Steve M., Nick S., and I were the only ones to show up, the rest for you all missed a good ride to Gold King, yup, we made it all the way. Arrived at Clear Sky Lodge at 9:00 and was wondering if the ride was going to be more »

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Time to revisit this site and my life

So last August I retired, it was to say the least a hard decision but a good one now that I’ve had time adjust 🙂 With all my free time I was asked and agreed to re-join the Fairbanks Snow Travelers, Snowmachine club and have been enjoying it so far. Lots of work to do more »

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It’s Spring

So here it is May already and an early breakup and the temp are warming up. All the snow is gone, at least locally and nothing left for riding even in the mountains. I did get two late season trips into the cabin, one with Jake and one with Tyler. Hauled in two of the more »

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2016 FST Sweetheart Run

The FST Sweetheart run was another great trip down the Tanana to Nenana and a lunch at the Monderosa. The river conditions were pretty good, but lacking in snow cover and lots of sheet ice and I was glad to have the Bearcat’s track studded up. However, those same wonderful studs also caused me some more »

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Caribou Trip 2, 2016

So the weather is nice and we all have Caribou tags to fill. Normally I’d go up to Rosebud in the Chena Rec area, but that is in zone 1 and was closed while Trish and I were at the cabin in Dec. So Dean, Dave, Jake and I decided to go into the White more »

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Christmas with the Kids, cabin with Trish

We spent Christmas Eve with the kids at home and Christmas day packing for our trip to the cabin near Hurricane. This was the wife’s first trip to the cabin since the walls went up. She’d been there once before after we got the foundation and platform built, but it’s a big change from platform more »

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