Mushing

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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Never forget your dreams…

“Never Forget Your Dreams” –Korczak Kiolkowski It was a decade ago with a dog truck full of a rag-tag team of rescued Siberian Huskies, three kids barely old enough to be in school and a dream that was just begining. Michele, the kids and I were heading to the Black Hills Race to the Gold sled dog race in Hill …

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Sniglets Blog

Sniglet* Blog Gizzledipplers (gih’ zul dip lurz) – n. Those annoying waving hands seen on the back of Winnebagos (placed there by people too lazy to be friendly on their own). * A Sniglet is a word that should be in the dictionary but isn’t. Sniglets are the brainchild of comedian Rich Hall, who with a little help from his …

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2010-11 Training Summary

It was my first winter in Alaska and my first year as an Alaskan musher. I had no idea what to expect and I went into the winter full of optimism and eager to learn. It had been quite a while since I was behind a set of runners and I knew I needed several miles before I got my …

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