Monthly Archives: August 2011

Flattop Mountain

The last day our friends were visiting, the guys hiked up Flattop mountain, which is about a ten-minute drive from our house. It was a spectacularly beautiful day – the sun was shining and it was about 72 degrees. I … Continue reading

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Fairbanks, the Fair, Fair Weather, and Fine Friends

I really should post more often, because now I have lots to write about, and pictures to post, and I’ll either have one extremely long post or lots of small ones. I think I’ll try to briefly sum everything up … Continue reading

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More Summer Reading Recommendations

School starts in a week, so there’s still a little time to get some reading done. I just have to post about the two most recent books I’ve read, one fiction and one non-fiction. I won’t say too much about … Continue reading

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The North Pole

I hope this post serves to cool off those of you who are suffering from intolerable heat this summer. As I write right now, it is rainy, cold and 47 degrees. Not exactly your usual August weather. Over the weekend, … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

With Mark and Kyle off salmon fishing and Sarah at camp, Kate and I had an entire Saturday to ourselves a few weekends ago. I decided that she and I needed to have our own little adventure so we headed … Continue reading

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