Out of Gas & Cell Service on the Chilkat Pass

My husband has jerry-rigged so much stuff, his last name should be a verb: “Wow, you really Haffner’d that one…” “Dang, check out that Haffner!” And the more embarrassing, “Sort of a half-ass Haffner, don’t you think?” Don’t get me wrong, I mean this in the most loving way possible. If it weren’t for his…

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Behemoth’s Maiden Voyage, Day 1: Wah, I want to go home!

The first five minutes in the Behemoth weren’t good. On first smell I could tell something wasn’t right. Then something in the truck caused my hyper sensitive lungs to react, and suddenly I needed my inhaler.  On our first corner we climbed a small hill, and our flatbed Chevy Cheyenne work truck slowly putted up…

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Yukon, here we come!

First time in the Behemoth, an old asphalt paving flat-bed truck that was completely undriveable just two weeks ago, road tripping with a camper on the Golden circle from Skagway, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Canada, and ending up in Haines for the SE Alaska State Fair. Maneuvering at top speeds of 25 mph through windy, winding,…

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