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northofdenali Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-17-08 08:03 AM
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14. Sarah is no Alaskan!
She is a transplant. Maybe from Uranus.

If your wall poster is anything like the one I've got here in the "computer room" from 1974, it's pretty great! Pre-Pipeline Alaska was a time I'd like to see come again. The pipeline itself was and is an engineering marvel, but the people who came with it? JEEZ. Been on 2nd Avenue (Two Street) anytime after 1975? Texans, bible beaters, Oklahomans, bible beaters, etc, etc. This poor state had to absorb that - and, Texan/Oklahoman DU'ers? - I don't mean folks like you. I mean the slagging, oil-slinging, shit booted assholes who literally invaded this town, camped on our streets, brought their whores (literally - in trailers behind their pickups) and their Bibles with them, and destroyed Fairbanks in less than 4 years. Worse than Nixon did to us with Viet Nam, and worse than Reagan and the "Papal" visit - the red carpet from which is now in the Howling Dawg Saloon in Fox...

I don't miss the sunlight, because I get outside every time we have any! :P

The Tanana floods a lot nowadays. Most of the folks from Eielson to Delta who lived on the river have moved "across the Rich" to higher ground. Thanks, Corps of Engineers, for your Flood Control Chena River Project - they dammed the Chena, which of course flows into the Tanana, so when the Chena gets a little too high to suit the City of Fairbanks, they lower the gates........

There goes Salcha again. And, downriver, there goes Ester (Rosie Creek) and Nenana. Great ideas, these fed types..........

When you get back to the mainland, check in up here. There's always a place for ya!
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