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Ill-timed escape

January 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This morning I woke up to -45C (-49F). Compounding my cold is the fact my boiler has been turned off until the repairs are finished this afternoon (need to recharge the lines in my radiant floor heat system) and my propane is in a non-gaseous state. So I don’t have any hot water (without microwaving […]

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Tags: Alaska · Culture ? · Fairbanks · Life · weather

Relay for life

May 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

In a couple weeks, I am participating the Relay for Life, a nationwide fund raising event for the American Cancer Society.  I am on Team Spiritus and it seems like it is a fun, good, and amazing group.  The team goal is to raise $5000 and my personal goal is a bit less than that.  […]

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Tags: Alaska · Friends · Life

Crazy big

May 17th, 2009 · Comments Off

Alaska is a crazy big place, so different than nearly all the places I have been these past couple years.  In the past month, I have seen a lot of this incredibly big and beautiful state.  The 2nd week of work was spent with Kenji traveling all around the state and helping a bit with […]

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Tags: Alaska · Friends · Life · Travel

Back in the ‘Banks

April 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

After about 2.5 years, I have finally made it back to Fairbanks.  On the return from Nicaragua, I stopped in Boulder for a few days to visit with Peter and Jen. We went up to Brainard Cabin – a place Peter has been visiting since he was a wee lad.  Very fun and very nice. […]

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Tags: Life · Nicaragua · Travel

A couple days in Granda

March 14th, 2009 · Comments Off

The past couple days we have been in Granda.  We were here early in December. It is a very beautiful city. I am very glad we made a return visit.  I now have less than a week left in Nicaragua – it is hard to believe I have been here for 4 months.

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Tags: Life · Nicaragua · Travel

Moving along

February 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

A lot has happened and not much has happened in the past weeks since my last post.  The big news is that our little wind generator actually produced a bit of electricity on Thursday afternoon.  It was actually working on Tuesday, but WE (the ¨collective we¨which very much means ¨me¨) placed it on the side […]

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Tags: Grupo Fenix · Life · Nicaragua · Travel

Turning 40 in Pearl Lagoon

January 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

I guess I have to admit it, although I do not want to, that I am now 40 years old. The 40th one is one I think I will remember for quite a while though. After leaving La Fortuna, we traveled north back into Nicaragua to Pearl Lagoon. The travel was quite long as the […]

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Tags: holidays · Life · Nicaragua · Travel

The Costa Rica – La Fortuna Experience

December 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

The Costa Rica / La Fortuna experience is rapidly winding down. Tomorrow we will head off to Nicaragua, specifically San Carlos.  San Carlos is located at the southern end of Lake Nicaragua and will be our jumping off point to the Carribean Coast. Our stay in Costa Rica has been a bit disappointing.  Generally, Costa […]

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Tags: Life · Nicaragua · Travel