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Lakewood Subdivision - Homes w/ Airstrip Access Fairbanks Alaska With barely 14,000 miles of road in a state covering 570,000 square miles (more than twice the size of Texas), it's easy to see why Alaskans rely so heavily on air travel.  And, with 1 in 53 Alaskans holding a pilots license, we do ...
10/05/2009
It's October and we don't have any snow on the ground to speak of.  Can you believe it?  Normally by this time we're covered by at least a thin blanket of snow.  Yesterday we took advantage of yet another gorgeous Autumn day in Alaska and drove down to Denali Park.  From Fairbanks, Denali is a sh...
10/04/2009
Inuksuk - Alaskan Navigational Aids Back before hand-held GPS devices were readily available, we used to mark our trail by occasionally breaking a tree branch or tying a piece of surveyors tape to a limb. Hansel and Gretel left a trail of breadcrumbs to help them find their way home, and we all k...
10/02/2009
Fairbanks Alaska Dentist Diana Helmbrecht, DDS In need of a dentist in Fairbanks, Alaska? Dr. Diana Helmbrecht, DDS is the only name you need to know.  Several weeks ago I reluctantly made an appointment after having endured a persistent toothache.  I say reluctantly because I knew I needed a roo...
09/27/2009
I hate to start talking about how fast time is flying by, because it's inevitable some wiseacre will say something about age.  But, it's true.  It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating the arrival of spring and now the first snowflakes of winter are falling.  We were fortunate this year ...
09/22/2009
I'm not a huge fan of heights. Actually, that's a bit of an understatement.  I would rather wrestle a live rattlesnake (and I really, really hate snakes) than get more than 10' off the ground. The last time we were in Anchorage Kathy wanted to ride the tram at Alyeska but I refused.  There's som...
08/26/2009
With frost on the pumpkin for the second morning in a row, it's time to head to warmer climates.   Ok, ok, so we're really only heading 500 miles south, and there's no promise that it will be much warmer there, but we're going anyway. If that doesn't work, we're going to head south and play touri...
08/12/2009
In my time on this little blue marble I've worked for a Fortune 100 company and now own and operate a small business.  While the former had a substantially larger budget, there are a few universal principles all business owners understand. Keep your eye on the bottom line. A few days ago Presiden...
07/29/2009
Alaska's Congressional Delegation - Keeping the lines of communication open As a citizen of the United States, it is our responsibility to be informed and engaged in the governing of our Republic.  Despite evidence to the contrary, the men and women who represent us in Washington, DC take their c...
07/24/2009
Fairbanks Alaska Homes For Sale in Doyon Estates - 99701 Doyon Estates is one of Fairbanks newest residential developments.  Homes in Doyon Estates are sought after due to the neighborhoods proximity to the new east Fairbanks shopping district, downtown Fairbanks and the University of Alaska. It'...
07/23/2009
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