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I was so lucky to hop on one of our company planes and take the hour flight down to fairbanks today. I needed to get some things in town and God blessed me with a awesome day !! I checked into the go north hostel which is very nice. I rented a bike planning to ride to wal mart to get everything I needed. I stopped at the thrift store and found some hiking boots that are still in good conditon for only $10 that saves me at least $70!! I also found a nice pair of columbia light weight pants that zip off into shorts they were $15 but maybe worth $50. I stopped at a rummage and picked up a much need muquito net, some sandals , and lil speakers for my IPod. This is going to make my summer much more comfortable and I got it all less then what I would have just spent on some boots.Who doesnt love to get a great deal!! I came back to camp because a big storm was coming in , and with my good luck it past nearly a couple hundred yards around us didnt get wet at all :) Now with my shopping already done I am going to enjoy some luxeries I dont have at Coldfoot such a good pizza and beer followed by a movie. Wish your were here, its a wonderfull day in Alaska!!!!!
P.S. I know many people may be reading my blogs , please let me know how its going in you world!!!

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Comment by James C. Smith on May 26, 2009 at 2:37pm
I also flew to a weekend getaway but I got to entertain a 5 year old and 1 screaming 1 year old for 5 hours each way.
Comment by Bill Cooper on May 25, 2009 at 8:11pm
keep it coming dom and good luck with all things Bill
Comment by Nancy B. on May 25, 2009 at 3:07pm
Dominic! You are an absolute delight! Thank you for that post. It is such a reminder to take the time to relish the good things in life. So much to see and taste and feel. Your post touched on all of those senses. Delightful! Thank you.
Comment by Kevin Mellott on May 25, 2009 at 8:59am
Ahh Dom I am being invaded with memories of my trips to FBX aboard the Arctic Air express lol. Keep the posts coming they certainly bring back good memories. Tell Chad, Steph, Brett and Rob if he is still there I say Hello!
Comment by akscootr on May 24, 2009 at 8:01pm
It's all gooood :0) I miss Alaska already, but I made the right decision. Peace.

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