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So, crap.  I don't what is worse....the fact that it is all burning or I am here.  I hate being here right now.  HATE IT!  A fire that has consumed hundreds of thousands of acres is burning out of control on the Kenai right now.  My favorite place on earth is being turned to ash as I sit in California.  It has left me profoundly unsettled and depressed.  I feel I should be THERE at a time like this. I hate having to rely on the words and pictures of others.  I hate not being there to help if needed.  I hate having to think of all the devastation and not being to see it with my own eyes.  I HATE IT!  I have never been "personally" affected by a natural disaster before.  I say that not to put myself in the situation of those in danger but my own emotions are being sorely twisted by this fire.  Not only are many friends in danger, but the place I love is being destroyed.  It will grow back but it will never look the same in my life.  I have 38 days until I land.  It can…
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So, it's remarkable.  The thing about running a business.  We've had a couple of slow months here.  If things don't improve, we are going to have to make some major changes.  In my life right now there is only three pieces of news.  First, our Green Card is steaming ahead.  the I-140 was approved and, with luck, the Green Cards will be in our hands in about 4 months.  Second, I work.  I work a lot.  Third, I worry about money.  Fourth, I miss Alaska.  Not exactly news is it?  Guess I will have to see how long I can do this.  In 62 days I will be in Alaska.  I had arranged to go home early to do work on the house.  However, I have decided to try and sell it.  God I don't want to.  But the ways things are going here...it will take 7 years to get debt free.  That's seven years of never owning a house.  Saving for retirement.  Having health insurance.  Just slogging through.  So it's for sale.  God.....

I have to think that eventually this will turn around. Our bi…