Mushing

Training Run: 9-29-11

Notes:  Good run today. Continued to work on extended stops. With the two leaders we ran today they like to turn around back into the team so with the extended stopping exercises and “line out” command we hope to fix this one issue with our leaders. Read more…

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Training Run: 9-27-11

Notes:  Tried something new today. Hooked up Marble in single lead. We knew right off the bat it was a bad idea! She headed into every open driveway and chased after dogs in the neighbor’s yards. We moved Bird up with her and the run went very well. We worked on “line out” and extended stops today, up to 5 …

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Training Run: 9-20-11

Notes:  Great training runs with the two teams. We have broken down the dogs into two main teams with a few extras that we are moving in and out daily. We are started fall training in earnest. By this time next month we want 10 miles with  the dogs itching for more! Read More…

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30 Days About Me. A Photo from 10 years ago and a current one

I am participating the a blog challenge this month called 30 Days About Me brought to us so graciously from a Daily Dose of Toni. Today topic: a photo from ten years ago and a current one holds a special place to me. For the past ten years I have been chasing a dream that I thought would never materialize. …

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Freshly pressed, hopes and dreams…

I can’t say how grateful I am for the opportunity to be Freshly Pressed on WordPress.com yesterday. The post was just a short piece about my first training run of the summer with my sled dog team up in Alaska. I didn’t think much of it when I wrote it. I just wanted to share the experience with my readers. …

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