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February 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Your photos

Hey Kari- - your photos are incredible!   Love them.

 

I've got some ideas on how to make some $ on your photos.   If you care to call me, my number is 217-553-8904.

 

Take care.

Added by Patrick Norris on February 24, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Dorms at Yellowstone/Towers Area?????

Becky and I have accepted a position with DNC in the Towers area this may, 2011. We will be working in the food service area. Looking for information/picture of dorm areas. Wondering what accessories we can bring (or not to bring)???? Is there AC/heat??? Any information would help. Thanks Dennis and Becky

Added by Dennis Trimmer on February 23, 2011 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

You Know When Something Just Feels Right

This blog is dedicated to all My Coolworker friends who have been following my trials and tribulations attempting to secure an Alaskan job offer for Summer 2011 ...  you know who you are :-)

 

At 61, male, not knockout handsome, overweight and apparently over educated ... I have found it difficult to obtain a job offer in Alaska this summer.  I have been at it since November 2010 (which is too early BTW), and have submitted a lot of employment applications.  Just no one has…

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Added by aggie71 on February 21, 2011 at 4:38pm — 24 Comments

Soada Butte Lodge

     I just saw a job posting for Soda Butte Lodge on help wanted now. DON'T DO IT! These people are misserable! I did a short stint there early last winter. I have worked numerous lodge jobs and this was the worst! The manager and the head cook smoke crack....literally. I quit luckily. Shortly after I left the manager layed everyone off by leaving a notes on there doors saying they had 48 hours to vacate the premesis. Note that all of these people were picked up at the bus station in Billings.… Continue

Added by Chris Topher on February 16, 2011 at 2:27pm — 2 Comments

Women Who Run With the Wolves-in Cool Places

Preparing for the season, we find ourselves packing up. Not stuff, I mean kindred spirits.

We know the sound of our pack when we hear it,  listening for that certain sound, a recognizable wildness and independence.

I'd rather take some chances living on the edge, running wild in cool places than den up safely in a cage while my paws turn grey.

 

We've learned to watch for bait,  usually there's a trap hidden under it.

Wolves may wander alone, but they have…

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Added by Carol on February 15, 2011 at 9:21am — 12 Comments

GCSR~Bucket List

ok, someone else here @ GCSR just made their bucket list a couple days ago with things that she wants to do at the Grand Canyon before she leaves the park in July....so I figured "hey that's a good idea--seeing as there are things I still have not done."



Abyss mule ride



Helicopter ride



Jeep tour



Smooth River Raft Trip



Hike Hermits trail (at least part of it)



Hike South Kaibab trail



Camp at Phantom Ranch



Hike to…

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Added by Sunni on February 14, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Volunteering your time in the off Season

I have been on break this winter so to say.  I chose to travel this winter and do some volunteer work abroad in Mexico and Guatemala. I spent four months all together in both countries and had an amazing time.  I volunteered for an Animal Shelter in Mexico as well as a Wildlife Sanctuary in Guatemala.  I always try to be inventive when it comes to ideas to create more income when I travel.  Even though I am new to it still,…

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Added by Dawna Raven sky on February 3, 2011 at 8:00pm — 6 Comments

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