"Park your RV!!!!!!!!!!!! The..." Fairbanks Favorite Tip by Cossackgrrl

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  faries at the fire; or at least pixilated partiers
by Cossackgrrl

Favorite thing: Park your RV!!!!!!!!!!!! The roads are far too hazardous for you to be driving your huge house around.
Having grown up in the outskirts of Chicago (Hog-butcher to the world! City of big shoulders!!),
I am stunned EVERY DAY by the vast sweep of wild beauty that surrounds me.

Go to the top of Murphy or Ester Domes for the full-wallop panorama of it all
(if you squint you can even block out the mining scars on the landscape)

If you are sturdy, hike the Granite Tors trail off of Chena HotSprings road
...if you are not-so-sturdy, try Angel Rocks about 10 miles futher down the same road...
if you don't move much at all, continue down road all the way to the actual Hot Springs and soak yourself silly.
If you want pie, concoct your own, as Tack's General Store burned to the ground.

Fondest memory: Though my spleen has an endless capacity to vent scathing vitriol about the Fairbanks situation, I must say that some CRAZY-EXCELLENT people live here
...it just slips their minds, at times, to remember to be crazy or excellent
As anywhere, it is what you make it (no matter where you go there you are).
People HELP eachother...even when they are helping you loose your tiny little mind
...or at least, folk here will attend to rendering you mad once their ruggedly individual agendas are satisfied:
at which point, rest assured, Alaskans will dig right in to the tender flesh of your sensibilities

I miss the opportunity to wear malisciously-resplendant clothing (in velvets and glitters) for the rock and roll events that there used to be so much more of...for I am a shameless, glistenening freak.

How FOND those MEMORIES are
...of wild nights illuminated by sunsets stretching into radiant sunrises
the moments between dusk and dawn a shimmering and surreal parentheses,
punctuated by the laughter and song of my beloveds;
before they decided to hasten the Malthusian hypothesis to fruition

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 10, 2004
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