I'm Holly Jo, I was the "Gold Girl" tour guide the last 3 years at Porcupine Creek in Haines, AK. Two years at John & Parker Schnabel's Big Nugget Gold Mine and one year at Dakota Fred's Porcupine Creek Gold Mine. Not sure what I will be doing this year as the Gold tours at Porcupine Creek are not offered any more...and I kinda got fired.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012

John Schnabel loves the Big Nugget Mine Calendar

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I visited John & Irma Schnabel last Saturday night.  They were in high spirits.  John had recently returned from a Bridge Tournament in Whitehorse (4 hours away in the Yukon, Canada).  He said he took 3 and 4th place.  John said they used to be #1 in the tournament but the Whitehorse people have learned too many tricks from them (the Haines people).  John said he would be willing to teach me how to play too.  That would be very cool.

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Well, I enjoyed Gold Rush.  I liked seeing behind the scenes with the cameramen getting in all sorts of trouble.  I was a little sad for Glenn getting reamed on by Parker so hard.  Glenn is so nice.  Parker is the Big Boss though ......you can see it huh.  He is not a boy any more.
I wish you a very Merry Christmas and thank you for reading.  If you want to write John Schnabel and tell him how wonderful he is you can write to:
PO BOX 149
Haines, Alaska
99827.
I think he would love to hear from his fans.

John Schnabel with the Big Nugget Mine Calendar I gave him for Christmas
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Saturday, December 15, 2012

LOOK MA...I"M ON TV

HOWDY FOLKS - Tour Guide Holly here...


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First things first - The Big Winner of my Christmas Card contest is Angie Goodwin from Idaho.
She won :
Big Nugget Mine 2013 calendar,
Parker Schnabel poster (cause he is such a "big stud")
and a John Schnabel greeting card.


Thank you to all my SOC Customers who participated, and CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ANGIE GOODWIN!

Sunday, December 2, 2012

55 OUNCES BABY - Parker Schnabel Wins

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I had a great time watching Parker work super hard and FIND THE GOLD, 55 ounces - YAHOO!!!  It is more enjoyable for me to watch Parker Schnabel make his goals than to watch those poor boys up in the Yukon who can't seem to catch a break.  They work super hard and FAIL FINDING THE GOLD.  Bummer for the Oregon Crew.

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