Friday, December 12, 2008

Long Time, No Blog.

It has been a while since I have updated my blog. Life has been good and steady progress is being made on the house. The photo from above is how things looked when I left for my brothers wedding in mid-October. The next few pictures bring the place up to date. I still have a ton of work to do before I can call the place finished, but I can certainly see a light at the end of the tunnel. I just had the last of my electrical work finished and should be installing kitchen cabinets around Christmas. Once the cabinets are in I can get the water system started...no more outhouse by mid-January!

Utility closet.

Carpeted stairs, painted kitchen, partially finished floors, dry wall...things are moving along!


Ptarmigan on the Dome-

Josie retrieves a snow chicken for us as we finish up an afternoon of bird hunting.
We have had a few fun outings and we have had enough success to experiment with some fun ptarmigan recipes.

More Fun at Tolavana-

Dayna, the dogs and I walked into Tolovana Hot Springs to meet up with some friends. The weather was fairly brutal, serving up wind chills below -50 degrees. It was certainly a adventure and I think we all had fun.

Dayna is trying to protect her exposed skin on the dome.


We were treated with some great views and a nice sunset as we headed out of the back country.

6 comments:

Christy G. said...

The house is looking good! It looks so warm out, too!!!

C said...

Oh my goodness, you lead a splendid life friend! I'm glad I came across your blog. Was doing a research project on McCandless...

xo
C

Leslie said...

Wow, Jackson - nice work on the house, can't wait to see it upon my return in Feb. I think I've gone too soft for outhouses anyway :)

Emily & Luke said...

The T&G looks great. Nice work! Tis a good thing we thinned out the ptarmies on the dome a little. Have you noticed much erosion as of yet?

Luke

Karen Travels said...

Stay warm!

snowgecko said...

Hey, I can't wait to see the house now - it looked great back in december! hope you've been well, long time no blog and no see. yay spring! hope you're out enjoying the soft snow.