On June 4th I left Kentucky driving my RV known as Leggs. The trip is mostly unplanned, it will be interesting to see where I end up. Let's GO!
By: joealaska, 4:55 PM GMT on December 22, 2014
Usually when I talk up sports here there are few comments, more often just crickets barely chirping. But some times it just has to be done.
Right now college basketball is THE SUBJECT in The Bluegrass. KENTUCKY has assembled one of the best teams ever in the sport. As usual, they are mainly freshmen. I don't care how good these guys are, or were in high school. College is a new world, and it takes time to get a team working together. If it was easy ...
By: joealaska, 3:58 PM GMT on December 14, 2014
So I am hanging around Kentucky for longer than I originally planned. Big deal!
It has only gotten REAL cold a couple times. For me and the RV, that is around 29 degrees. My water froze up a couple nights ago. The forecast was for the high 20s, but that forecast was the long range I first looked at. In fact, the temps were down to 21 degrees. I woke up and NO WATER. But the sun came out and it thawed by mid morning.
Two nights ago I came...
By: joealaska, 3:14 AM GMT on December 03, 2014
Lately I have been applying to jobs again. As usual, the sky is the limit. So I have been applying to crazy stuff, which is how I have been employed for the last 8 years. (OK, not NOW, and LOVING it!)
Yesterday I applied to a job in Klawok, Alaska. Tongass National Forest. FAR southeast Alaska. I am pretty well qualified, maybe overqualified. See what happens. It is on another ISLAND. Looks like it is a lot harder to fly there than Dutch.
By: joealaska, 7:52 PM GMT on November 25, 2014
It has turned into a nice sunny day here. I was thinking about trying to play some golf. It is only 46 degrees, but calm and sunny makes all the difference. It is very different from yesterday.
A cold front came through during the night. The best part was the wind. I was laying in bed around 4AM listening to it. It reminded me of some of those long nights in Dutch Harbor. I can't remember hearing wind that loud in Kentucky. There are big trees all...
By: joealaska, 4:31 PM GMT on November 20, 2014
Six feet of snow in Buffalo, New York. That is a lot of snow, even for Buffalo. I would rather have a ton of snow versus a lot of COLD. Dutch Harbor had a LOT of snow, but not so cold.
I spent two weeks years ago in Rochester training for a new job in Chicago. In JANUARY. Naturally, a huge snow storm came through. I was staying right in downtown Rochester, and we ate our dinners at local restaurants. It snowed all day that Day Of The Blizzard. We...