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Old 05-01-2010, 01:19 AM
 
Location: Barrow Alaska
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Update,

Wife and i just signed up for Full circle produce delivery.

If the school will send us the contract .. was supposed to be last Monday, we plan on flying to Barrow on July 1st.
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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Update,

Wife and i just signed up for Full circle produce delivery.

If the school will send us the contract .. was supposed to be last Monday, we plan on flying to Barrow on July 1st.

Awsome
Good luck preparing for the move!
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Old 05-02-2010, 02:50 AM
 
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Wife and i just signed up for Full circle produce delivery.
Excellent...... I hope everything goes smoothly for you there bud!
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Old 05-03-2010, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Barrow Alaska
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Excellent...... I hope everything goes smoothly for you there bud!
So far so good House sold, Cars sold (having to rent for a whole month is spendy).

Sams Club membership purchased (no Sams club in Washington state) CostCo Membership purchased.

Ugh so many other things that seem so minor.

Oh, Shipping dogs is a pain in the rear.

Garage Sale soon, gonna sell tons of stuff, lol then buy it all over again once we arrive in Barrow.

Some say i am crazy for severing too much, that we should have a backup in case we don't like it in Barrow. I feel thats a cop out. I want to make Barrow work, no i need it to work, and i will not abide by having some sort of safety net in case it gets rough.

Anyhow just some late night/early morning ramblings

8 weeks and counting.
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Old 05-03-2010, 09:00 AM
 
Location: on top of a mountain
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So far so good House sold, Cars sold (having to rent for a whole month is spendy).
Some say i am crazy for severing too much, that we should have a backup in case we don't like it in Barrow. I feel thats a cop out. I want to make Barrow work, no i need it to work, and i will not abide by having some sort of safety net in case it gets rough.
likes this attitude!!! same here for us! make it work!
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Anchorage, AK
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A part of me really envies the adventure of y'all. I came up to Anchorage 9 years ago now, and figured I'd stay a bit then get to somewhere more Alaskan, but this is where the jobs were, then there was a woman, and then there were five dogs, you get the picture. I still try to get out to the real Alaska as often as I can. Keep us posted. You will love it or hate, there is almost never an in between. Do a lot more listening than talking when you are new. That is good advice anytime you are in a new culture, but especially good in a Native culture, where personal assertiveness is not seen as an attractive quality.
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Old 05-03-2010, 12:53 PM
 
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Do a lot more listening than talking when you are new. That is good advice anytime you are in a new culture, but especially good in a Native culture, where personal assertiveness is not seen as an attractive quality.
Very well said.
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Old 05-03-2010, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Interior alaska
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I wanna see both of you at Sam & Lee's, soon as you arrive here!
Isn't that where you have a vested interest in ownership?
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:17 AM
 
Location: Barrow, Alaska
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I need an antique ice box for my cabin. So if your moving to Barrow...where you won't need one. Sell yours to me!
Errr, did you know that, at least a few years ago and probably nothing has changed, Barrow had the highest per capita sales of home freezer/refer sales in the US.
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Old 05-04-2010, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Naptowne, Alaska
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The antique wood ice box types? Would be a bonus if I could find one in Ak rather than the lower 48. Even if I have to ship one down from Barrow would be quicker and cheaper than from the lower 48.
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