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NaBloPoMo: Strong memory about recess

I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Write a strong memory about recess. It was kindergarten at Highlawn Elementary School in Huntington, West Virginia and a beautiful spring day. School was nearing the end of the year and I have been flirting this little girl friend that sat …

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Honey, can I quit my job and start a blog?

Me: Honey, can I quit my job and start a blog? Wife: What job? Me: You know, the one that you call the house-husband musher guy that does an awesome job dog training and hosting our radio shows with tons of great guests. Wife: Oh yeah. THAT job! Me: Yep! Wife: Of course you can honey just make sure your …

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NaBloPoMo: Who did you play with as a child?

I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is who did you play with as a child? I grew up, well at least until the second grade, in Huntington, West Virginia. My mom was a college student at Marshall University and my dad was in the “sales” …

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A Dickie with a headset trying to be King

At a recent stop at Burger King in the booming metropolis of Anchorage, Alaska, Michele and I walked into a firestorm behind the counter. Some young guy with what looked like a 5 o’clock shadow but was most likely a 5-week old beard was being yelled at by the manager in a pressed white polyester shirt, a pair of Dickies, …

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Early Training

Just in case you missed it, Alaska Dog Works is producing some articles on service dog training, here is the direct link to the first one: Early Training Robert Forto is the training director for Alaska Dog Works and their Lead Dogservice dog training program. Alaska Dog Works provides service dogs for individuals nationwide. For more information please call 907-841-1686.     

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Easter vs. Christmas

In today’s world of mass merchandising, big box stores and Al Gore’s Internet putting out the next holiday’s wares before the other one is even over, it begs to question? Which is worse? Easter or Christmas? Let us know… ___________________ Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the …

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Opening Day 2012: Who You Rootin’ For?

It’s opening day for Americas past time. 2430 games on tap this season.  Sure the NFL is now America’s game, at least on TV. Even with an annoying Collinsworth on NBC it is hard to beat Sunday Night in America. But there are a lot of baseball fans out there. Games are on almost every night on ESPN and a …

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No Flare Jeans Allowed!

Yesterday I got an education in teen fashion. I thought I would be nice and head to the local Kohl’s–only 150 miles round trip–to buy my 14 year old daughter, Nicole, a couple pairs of jeans. Paying little attention to anything but size I picked up a couple pair for less than 40 bucks. I thought it was a heck …

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Nenana Ice Classic

I am a gambling man through and through. I have bet my share of football games, horse races, cards, little round balls and thrown dice. But only in Alaska can you bet and win a fortune on when the ice in the Tanana River will break up. It is called the Nenana Ice Classic Science and Mother Nature The Tanana …

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