#AlaskaProblems Part 2

Alaska is a beautiful place, but sometimes I miss the conveniences of “The Lower 48,” as we say here.

Earlier I wrote about my troubles retrieving my mail, but there are other things I’m not used to.

Another¬†thing that’s weird at my house is that we don’t have trash pickup. We have to haul our own trash to the dump.

Now I know this shouldn’t be a big deal, but it’s still strange to me to load up my trash in the car and drive away with it.

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One good thing is, since it’s so cold out, there’s no bad smell at the dump.

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As my husband pointed out: Frozen trash doesn’t stink.

I’m not sure how it will be in summer, though…