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Old 10-28-2013, 11:54 PM
 
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if money was no object, I doubt I would remain in Alaska. It no longer has the hold on me that it once did. Time to move on to "greener pastures".
What, you don't like the five hundred thousand dollar price tags on town homes in anchorage lol.
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:48 PM
 
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What, you don't like the five hundred thousand dollar price tags on town homes in anchorage lol.
That's cheap... Better than the $1m studio's down here that don't even come with a parking spot.
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Old 11-01-2013, 06:24 PM
 
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Eagle River? Really?

That honestly blows my mind.
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Old 11-08-2013, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Nikiski suburbs
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We have a place in Seldovia we rarely get to spend any time at, waiting for retirement, so, that is where I want to be and would be if I had buckets of money, cause it IS way expensive to live there.
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:03 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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I think I would remain right where I'm at in Sterling. We have the house and shop, nice garden, big yard, borders the Moose Range, only 15 miles from the cabin on the lake surrounded by Federal Wildlife Refuge, only a mile to the post office, good friends and neighbors, why leave all that?

The Mrs on the other hand...might chose differently.
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Old 11-08-2013, 08:17 AM
 
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Rance sounds like you have found your paradise. Which is great. When you are happy about where you live, the money doesn't matter. It just might make your 'living' arrangements a little more pleasant and less stressful if you got a windfall.
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Old 11-12-2013, 07:47 PM
 
Location: "Out there" in Alaska.
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It would be The Place With No Name, where the tide can ebb and flow and I get enough rain to keep things green. It would have mountains and flat land, a river and some bog - because I like the animals that like those places. In one direction it would have endless sky; in another, I'd hike to see the other side. There were be trails and pathways, a boardwalk here and a sandy beach there. All around would be room to spread, to take shelter, to hide and seek, maybe sit on a stump and watch. I'd be aware long before I saw anything diesel come round the point, and retreat to the woods from anything that circled overhead. Deer would be plentiful, moose accessible, and bears would not need my addition to their feast. Salmon and halibut and a trout or two, a bushel of shrimp and a garbage sack full of dungeness. My indulgences would come by plane; I'd be known well enough to receive a heads up so I could order in time, and a tender would offload my fuel twice a year. I'd have no serious competition for firewood because any neighbor would be a snowbird; if not, they'd live far enough away to be good company. There are a few places like that, unnamed but familiar, and I'd be in one of them. I doubt I'd spend all that money, either.
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Old 07-21-2018, 02:28 AM
 
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Adak or attu f I could bUT otherwise Juneau, AK it's a great place for fishing ,hiking relaxing.I've been to dutch harbor,Sitka ,Seward,Anchorage aND cold bay ,akutan ,sand point .and I really loved Juneau I can say Chignik in Kodiak island was also a wonderful place
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Old 08-27-2018, 06:00 PM
 
Location: NW Wyoming
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On my own island in Jamestown or Thimbleberry Bay. Ask Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds how nice it is

Seriously, I have friends with a home on Thimbleberry and once attended a wedding in a home on an island in Jamestown Bay. If we moved to Sitka that’s where I’d be.

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Old 08-27-2018, 06:21 PM
 
Location: NW Wyoming
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It would be The Place With No Name, where the tide can ebb and flow and I get enough rain to keep things green. It would have mountains and flat land, a river and some bog - because I like the animals that like those places. In one direction it would have endless sky; in another, I'd hike to see the other side. There were be trails and pathways, a boardwalk here and a sandy beach there. All around would be room to spread, to take shelter, to hide and seek, maybe sit on a stump and watch. I'd be aware long before I saw anything diesel come round the point, and retreat to the woods from anything that circled overhead. Deer would be plentiful, moose accessible, and bears would not need my addition to their feast. Salmon and halibut and a trout or two, a bushel of shrimp and a garbage sack full of dungeness. My indulgences would come by plane; I'd be known well enough to receive a heads up so I could order in time, and a tender would offload my fuel twice a year. I'd have no serious competition for firewood because any neighbor would be a snowbird; if not, they'd live far enough away to be good company. There are a few places like that, unnamed but familiar, and I'd be in one of them. I doubt I'd spend all that money, either.
You just described the Good River Road area
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