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Maclaren River Lodge: with Alan and Susie

Great friends, beautiful place, comfortable lodge, awesome homemade bread (and buttered toast, and French Toast), and tasty food. Mile 42 Denali Highway

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Iris on the highway last weekend

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Early gardening

Getting to garden pretty early this year thanks to global warming (yay!) and a new 12’x12′ greenhouse. I ordered these seeds knowing it was much too late to be starting tomatoes but I couldn’t resist their names. They are from … Continue reading

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Spring-ish

Spring is trying to come early. Those are bulbs pushing up – we first noticed them trying in late February/early March. Last year we noticed the bulbs were up around March 11th. In 2011 it was the first week of … Continue reading

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Iditarod and Rondy fun

We’ve been busy as always. Went down to watch the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Saturday. White Spot breakfast (mmm biscuits and gravy), walking around admiring the dog teams. Enjoying the warm day and people watching. Scott’s employer had a … Continue reading

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Busy

Pulled the cheese out of the press last week. It is waxed and in the fridge. We will crack into it sometime after April. Everybody likes to color, right? She cracks me up by pointing to spots on the paper … Continue reading

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Ice Skating

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Then Boo wanted to play Hats

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Linguistics map

This was an amusing survey that actually had a scientific foundation. You’re asked a series of questions about what you call particular things. You know – that tiny lobster like thing in fresh water is a what? A road that … Continue reading

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Sledding

We went sledding for half an hour this afternoon. Elizabeth was having a great time until mama decided to get funny and dive out of the way. Hot chocolate and home to a dinner of Langshan rooster we slaughtered in … Continue reading

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