Got mine up in Anchorage, a little while after getting my med tech degree from the University of Alaska, my job with the Alaska Native Medical Center laboratory, and recovering from the financial hit.  We needed something better than the old Walmart pup tent we'd been using since we got married.  Along with the card, we got one of the old REI Domes, which served us for 20 some-odd years before it started to disintegrate.  Gave it a Viking funeral.

Retired medical technologist and engineer
REI member since 1978
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