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Another Alaska Cabin, Oct 25, 2014

My latest trip to the Steese cabin site was to see what little I could offer in getting the cabin enclosed. Winter is here and enclosing the cabin is way up on the priority list so the inside work can be done is some comfort. I also hauled in the material to finish up my more »

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Another Alaska Cabin, Oct 18, 2014

Saturday morning Jake and I drove up the Steese to the parking area. The original plan was to work on the porch deck, help get the wall sheeting up and the house wrap on. So as all good plan’s go this one was changed before we even got started. Met Dean and loaded up the more »

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Another Alaska Cabin, 4th weekend

I figured I’d make another trip, my fourth, up to the cabin site to help some more with the building. This was going to be a big push weekend as Dean had gotten a few more hands to help, a couple of good carpenters. I left town early with the plan to beat the snow more »

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Another Alaska Cabin

For those of you who haven’t really followed my postings over the years, after Dean and I brought the property down near Hurricane (aka Hurricane cabin near Chulitna Alaska) we applied for the State of Alaska Land Lottery and won, along with 50 or so other folks. Anyway, the land lottery is the state’s replacement more »

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Brain Surgery and Cabin Work

So I made the trip to Seattle and the Swedish Medical Center to follow up on the brain surgery my local doctor said I needed. To accomplish this I had to cancel all my hunting plans and spend three days in Seattle in a very small room. The bottom line, my cyst is not a more »

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June 2014, into the cabin

After my end of the season trip last April I figured I’d wait until the snow was gone and the weather improved to make my first summer trip in. Well the snow did melt and summer did arrive along with lots of rain so far this year. I drove down Thursday evening and had my more »

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Last ride of the season

And it was a doozy, the day started out fairly good, worked 4 hours, then drove down to my parking spot and unloaded. Plan was to make the first trip in with necessities and then make a couple more to haul the 1/3 cord of firewood I brought along. Well as they say, the “Best more »

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Arcticman Week

The week of April 11th is Arcticman week and everyone who rides is pretty much down at Summit watching the races and enjoying the third largest city in Alaska for those 7 days. Me, I prefer some quite time and headed on down to the cabin to finish the last of the repairs to the more »

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The Cabin March 2014

March this year has been more about getting the cabin foundation fixed (you do remember my shock last August http://j04.9a0.myftpupload.com/index.php/archives/2607) after the big lean than anything else. I made two trips and almost have all of the cribs in and the beams straighten and braced, one more trip should do it and then I can more »

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Hurricane over Christmas Week

Well after Christmas actually. Trish and I had a nice quite Christmas with just the two of us. Destiny and the baby came over Christmas day for dinner and presents, otherwise we had a quite Day. The day after Christmas I drove down to the cabin near Hurricane, it was a chilly -44 (f) below more »

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