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A few days ago I wrote a post about the Christmas In Ice event happening in North Pole. The Ice Park is just beautiful... it's still open and will even be open limited hours on Christmas Day. If you haven't had the opportunity to stop by the park, I encourage you to do so. Take the kids and turn...
They say there's no place like home for the holidays, so why not take advantage of the best buyers markets Fairbanks has seen in a long time and give yourself a new address for the new year?  With rates as low as 4.75% and many sellers offering generous closing costs and/or down payment assistan...
Bet that got your attention, huh?  :)  So, what's my confession?  I'm a Christmas music junkie.  I have a HUGE selection of Christmas tunes that I listen to throughout the year.  I know, I know... that's not much of a confession. But, if you have a special place in your heart for Christmas tunes,...
It seems as though the President is now behind a bailout, er, loans for GM and Chrysler.  Wonderful.  Don't get me wrong, it's not that I want to see either one go out of business, but it wouldn't hurt if they were at least somewhat market conscious.Granted the economic climate changed rather qui...
I don't know about you, but I can't believe that Christmas is only 10 days away.  Where did the year go?  If you're like me there are still a few gifts you need to purchase and wrap before the big day arrives. While the big box stores offer plenty of warehouse-like atmosphere, high intensity ligh...
  This is for all you bah-humbugs out there wo are resisting putting up the Christmas decorations.  This isn't normally something I would reblog, but I have just laughed my &$*# off. Everyone needs a little Monday humor, right? Merry Christmas ya'll!   So my wife has been on my case to get the Ch...
Like my buddy Richard Weisser, I am very much a train buff. My paternal grandfather was an engineer for Norfolk Southern, so perhaps I come by it naturally. Kathy, however, tends to think it's just a guy thing. One of the activities we schedule for our summer visitors is a ride on the Alaska Rai...