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East Coast Road Trip: Roller Coaster Tour Day 1

Robert Forto

The night at the flea bag hotel was awful. I don’t usually leave bad reviews but I did this time. Apparently I was not the only one as I read one that said the place was infested with bed bugs. Yuck! One of the defining movies of my childhood was National Lampoon’s Vacation staring Chevy Chase. It was our family, …

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East Coast Road Trip: Family Ties

Robert Forto

For those of you keeping count, we are on day three of our trip and have been to two states and the Nations capital. Our journey today will take us into the south and it will be one of the highlights so far on our journey. We awoke refreshed from our night in Richmond and grubbed at Waffle House. They …

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East Coast Road Trip: Monumental Moments

We awoke early and refreshed from our slumber at the Extended Stay Suites in Columbia and headed to the grocery store to buy a quick breakfast before heading down to the Nations Capital. We were the only ones in the store that was a hybrid between a Safeway and a Whole Foods. It was just before 7 AM and we …

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East Coast Road Trip: The Trip East

Way back in the late winter I decided to go on the Alaska Airlines app and see how much tickets would cost to fly and see my family who lives in North Carolina. It has been a long time and being separated by over 4,000 miles and flying to and from Alaska takes quite a bit of planning. I found …

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Gratitude Journal: Family

More than anything in the world I am most grateful for my family. They have shown me everything I have needed to see, taught me everything I have needed to learn, and provided for me everything I have ever needed. My immediate family of my wife and three kids have lived together, laughed together and cried together. My family that …

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Gratitude Journal: Our Book

I am grateful for the opportunity to write this little book and to share it with people all over the world. I am grateful for my friends at Arctic House Publishing for believing in our story and us. I am grateful for the learning process it took to write this little book. Over a year of work and constant re-writes, …

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Gratitude Journal: Business

I am grateful for my business. This business has taken my family and I on some remarkable journeys over the last twenty years or so. I have worked with some truly awesome clients and have travelled all over the country to work with clients and their dogs. Some of my greatest gifts from clients are the kind words of a …

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Gratitude Journal: School

I am grateful for the opportunity to return to school for another degree after almost a 20 year absence. While it is not something I need for a career or a better financial position, it allows me to expand my mind and explore new ideas.

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Gratitude Journal: Sponsors

I am grateful to all of our sponsors, big and small, for their in-kind donations, financial support and vision to see our dream and wanting to be a part of it. While we not be professional mushers and winning the big races, we share our story of a little family mushing kennel that tries to share their story to inspire …

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