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North - Part III

I woke up to a nice morning still anchored where I dropped the hook by Whitney Island sometime near 6:30.  Being new to everything still, I wasn’t sure how good of a spot I picked but it seemed to be good enough as I hadn’t drifted at all.  The standard anchoring protocol is to put out seven times  […]

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North - Part II

My flight from Seattle to Petersburg on Alaska Airlines is referred to as the "Milk Run."  It makes multiple stops along the way at small airports and several places you just stay on the airplane rather than getting off.  We stopped in Ketchikan and Wrangell before stopping in Petersburg  […]

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North

Big changes.  I'm sitting in a little cafe a six-minute walk from the harbor I'm living in.  My laundry is tumbling next door in the local laundromat.  My location is Juneau, Alaska.  How did I end up here? So, I've been thinking about a change in jobs for a while and applied for a medevac job close  […]

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Winter Is Here

Winter_Cabin_Back_s.JPG, Dec 2019

We woke up to 8 inches(ish) of snow on the ground the Tuesday morning before Thanksgiving. The wind blew hard and there was snow suck in the corners of the windows on the outside. It looked kind of dreamy, like an old painting of Christmas. I love getting snow. It messes up our road, make it extra  […]

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Smiley Creek UBCP Fly-in 2019 Days 3 and 4

I forgot to mention that I had to get fuel July 5th (the night of day 2). I wanted to do more flying and I didn't have fuel access in Smiley Creek so I decided to take an evening flight to Challis (KLLJ). The weather was decent and I left with enough time to get back to Smiley Creek before dark. I  […]

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Smiley Creek UBCP Fly-in 2019 Days 1 and 2

July 4th weekend the Utah Backcountry Pilots Association hosted a fly-in at Smiley Creek airstrip in Idaho (U87). I had the lucky chance to break from my normal schedule and get up there and join the fun. I had not yet taken my airplane to a fly-in so this was the maiden fly-in voyage for me and the 120.

 

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