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Thorr

Service dog, Thorr, has gone home to live with his new owner/handler in Sitka, Alaska

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31 Days of Horror: Day 1 Movie: Trick ‘r Treat

31 Days of Horror: Day 1 Movie Trick ‘r Treat Every year we have a tradition in the Forto house where we celebrate the greatest month of the year, October, with scare your socks off, hide under the covers, turn on all the lights, sleep with one eye open, fright fest, movie marathon every night of the month! Day 1 …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Late September Dogs

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Late September Dogs As I was lying in bed the other night, between the moment of slumber and rest I could hear all of the dogs around me at the kennels in the neighborhood. There are at lest four of them within a 1/4 mile or so. I soon realized that this is what …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: 31 Days of Horror

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: 31 Days of Horror Every family has some sort of tradition. That is what makes us unique from the rest of middle-class suburbia in the middle of Americana with hot apple pie and the mini van in the driveway. Some of us go all out decorating our houses like Clark Wilhelm “Sparky” Griswold, Jr. and …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: We’re Not in Kansas Anymore…

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: We’re Not in Kansas Anymore… This past weekend I attended a symposium put on by the Willow (Alaska) Dog Mushers Association and lets just say I got schooled! I have called myself a musher for the better part of two decades and after hearing these guys talk I soon realized that everything I have …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Lynyrd Skynard vs. Barry Manilow

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Lynyrd Skynard vs. Barry Manilow A lot can be said about Balance. The Yin and the Yang. The Black and the White. Darth Vader vs. Luke Skywalker.  The cool side of the pillow… but I am reading a book by Mitch Seavey: Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way: Unconventional Sled Dog Secrets …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Sleeping Under the Same Big Sky

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Sleeping Under the Same Big Sky The other day my wife sent me a little song lyric on Facebook from a Disney movie: An American Tail. It is about a little mouse named Fievel that goes out on his own to experience an adventure but is forced to leave his family behind. Kinda sounds …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: The Grand Entry

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: The Grand Entry In a Native American Pow Wow they have what is called The Grand Entry. It is at the start of the pow wow and all of the attending tribes enter the grounds to the beat of Mother Earth (the drum) and the songs from all of the singers. The dancers are …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Mush! You Huskies Radio Show

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Mush! You Huskies Radio Show As promised, yesterday, I wanted to showcase the sister show to our highly popular, Dog Doctor Radio Show to my rabid reader, fans and friends– Mush! You Huskies, better yet, MushingRadio.com was brought on board on the Dog Works Radio platform to fill a need for the future followers …

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