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Unread 03-29-2009, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Sundance, WY
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Yeah, the warm weather a week ago cleared all but a strip of ice about 30 ft long and 2 ft wide on the north side of the house and the big snow came with 50 mph winds/80 mph gusts which left an open spot (an eddy current I suppose) in front of the grill. The NY strips and asparagus I smoked up for the boy's 16th Birthday on Tuesday were AWESOME!

(sorry, had to rub it in-had to break the grill in for the first time this year)
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Unread 03-29-2009, 05:15 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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Well, I just got my first hair cut in AK. I know, I waited way too long, last cut was back in MI the end of August.

I have to say that wow, it's 10-15 bucks cheaper here, including tip.

On another note, the main road, Lucille, heading back home is like a war zone with all the potholes. Some of them could swallow a bus. It's really the only bad road I've been on though, all others seem to be holding up well.

Just some random thoughts.
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Unread 03-29-2009, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Wasilla
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On another note, the main road, Lucille, heading back home is like a war zone with all the potholes. Some of them could swallow a bus.
Yeah, I noticed that too - where'd they all come from???? I guess maybe they were hardpacked in with snow that has since melted....
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Unread 03-29-2009, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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Seems like new, bigger ones, are there every day, just after the others get cold patched.
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Unread 03-29-2009, 05:48 PM
 
Location: on top of a mountain
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Yeah, I noticed that too - where'd they all come from???? I guess maybe they were hardpacked in with snow that has since melted....
blame the snowsnakes for potholes....must of been their den and they vacated with the warm weather!!!
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Unread 03-29-2009, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Haines, AK
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The potholes in Anchorage are crazy too. Usually they are hidden under the puddles that I drive through
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Unread 03-29-2009, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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I'll say that 99% of the roads I've driven on around here are in great condition, just this one, and of course I have to drive it every day.
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Unread 03-29-2009, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Bethel, Alaska
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Great news, from Megansmom!

" Hey sorry I was away from the computer. I have been so busy that I just haven't had a chance to touch base with the group. We made it the first year so I guess there is something to say for that. Please tell everyone that we are doing just fine,in fact we are looking to purchase a place closer to Fairbanks because it is just really hard for the kids to be away from their dad so much. I will try and get on there this week and hopefully update everyone."
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Unread 03-29-2009, 07:33 PM
 
Location: ... wish u were here.
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I'll say that 99% of the roads I've driven on around here are in great condition, just this one, and of course I have to drive it every day.
Friends! It's clear that you all don't know what kind of roads in Chukotka! . As for me when I was in Alaska I was happy of roads
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Unread 03-29-2009, 07:46 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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Great news Warpt. Thanks
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