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Posted in thread: Adventures in Moving: on 08-26-2014 at 09:24 PM
We left Alaska on 16 July. We had shipped my Wife's VW Bug all the way to Phoenix. We were
driving my Brother-in-Law's 2013 Ford F-150. It rained, heavily, from the time we entered
Canada until we got...
Posted in thread: One food you have never had... but are curious on 08-26-2014 at 09:06 PM
Turkey, calf, lamb and pig fries are still rather common in the Midwest and plains. Worked in a
butcher shop in high school and have spent entire days slicing hundreds of lb of turkey nuts
for a big d...
Posted in thread: Leaving Alaska; A Very Bittersweet Decision (longish post) on 06-25-2014 at 08:30 PM
Weaponeer (Conehead) I started as an FTB, Fire Control Tech (Ballistics) and was there when
they consolidated all of us into MT, Missile Techs.I didn't realize how much I loved that job
until I left i...
Posted in thread: Leaving Alaska; A Very Bittersweet Decision (longish post) on 06-25-2014 at 07:18 PM
We have just about a month before we move. When I first moved here, I never thought I would
leave but circumstances change and Family is still very important.I first came here in 1989. I
visited for 3...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Aspiring Author Thread! on 06-25-2014 at 05:59 PM
Not on HBT but he is one of my Technicians here in AK. He sent me his first book (signed, of
course) as a retirement gift. It's about the Tlingit lifestyle in Southeast AK. The title is
"The House of ...
Posted in thread: Beer Greeting Cards - Survey for Class on 06-25-2014 at 05:45 PM
Done Mate, and good luck!
Posted in thread: Another Milestone in my Life! on 06-25-2014 at 04:07 PM
Thanks All!We are looking to stay at higher elevations. At least it's a Dry Cold here in AK.The
70% disability is due to several back injuries and 5 surgeries so far, but they have given me
full use o...
Posted in thread: Another Milestone in my Life! on 06-24-2014 at 09:31 PM
I retired from the Submarine Service in 1995.I celebrated my 55th Birthday today.Monday June
30th, I retire the State of Alaska Court System.July 25th we begin our move to Arizona.I will
Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 06-20-2014 at 07:27 PM
I usually stay closer to traditional neopolitan style pizzas, but this has been one of my
favorites lately: crawfish etouffee pizza.I made the sauce just as I would make crawfish
etouffee but (1) neve...
Posted in thread: Ran into the anti-extract sentiment last night... on 06-18-2014 at 04:47 PM
I think I would have:1. Asked him how did he start; Extract or AG?2. Asked him for samples of
his "real beer".3. Asked to leave until he gets a real life.