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Go Climb a Mountain

Milepost 7-7-14    McKinley Park, Alaska

“Climbing a mountain” is a figurative expression that is used to acknowledge the presence of a monumental challenge, something that we know will be difficult. 482 more words

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Rock and Snow - Mt. McKinley Fly-By

Milepost 7-1-14   Mt. McKinley, Alaska

“Tree line is at 3,000 feet,” said our pilot, Dan.  “Above 7,000 feet there’s just rock and snow.”  We had just taken off in a little 8-seater plane for a fly-by of Mt. 379 more words

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The Alaska Vibe

Milepost 6-23-14   Denali Park, Alaska

We have been at Denali for a few days now and are enjoying the international flavor of the tourist scene.  Not only are the tourists from every place you can imagine, so are the seasonal workers.   424 more words

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The Alaska Highway - The Adventuring Persona

Milepost 3395  Dawson City, BC, to Delta Junction, Alaska.

Everywhere we stopped along the Alaska Highway we met people, and here’s the thing:  They were all originally from somewhere else.   717 more words

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Miles and Miles of Mountains

Milepost 3395    Fort Nelson, Yukon, to Delta Junction Alaska

Well, we have traveled the official distance of the Alaska Highway which covers 1,488 miles between Dawson Creek, BC and Delta Junction in Alaska.   499 more words

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Galilee of My Heart

The hymns I remember the best are the ones that have touched my heart, and most of those I learned in childhood.

This morning at breakfast I was wondering about that. 728 more words

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The driving force.

​There is a little talked about and highly underrated faction to our society we never talk about, truck drivers. Don’t get me wrong, when one driver screws up the entire nation talks about it….but we never take the time to thank the thousands of good ones on the roads that make our country tick. 382 more words