Tag Archives: alaska

The Adventures of Niko!

Arrival Story: Michele, my handler and puppy trainer picked me out of my litter.  I was the runt but I’m doing great now.  She saw my potential and loyalty.  I got to spend about 10 days with my forever family before getting on a plane with Michele and flying to Alaska.  I was a good pup on the trip.  The flight …

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Fair Food: Donut Burger

I don’ t know about you but I go to the State Fair for the food. I love all the favorites: funnel cake, corn dogs, roasted turkey legs, cot to candy and ice cream. But I love all the new things that they are serving up. Everything from chocolate covered bacon to deep fried butter on a stick! My family …

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30 Days About Me. Day 30: Future Dreams

I am participating in a blog challenge this month. It is 30 Days about Me from a Daily Dose of Toni “You don’t have life if you don’t have a dream. You have to have something to aim for.” ~Morgan Freeman  This is it folks. The last day of the challenge. I feel that I know a little bit about …

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30 Days About Me. Day 26: Favorite Clothing Store

This month I am participating in a blog challenge. It is 30 Days About Me from the blog a Daily Dose of Toni. Today’s topic is favorite clothing store Let me first say, and I have said it all month, that I am the only guy participating in this challenge. That being said. I love to shop. I have spent …

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30 Days About Me. Day 23: YouTube

I am participating in a blog challenge this month. It is 30 Days About Me from the blog of a Daily Dose of Toni. Today is YouTube Videos that are either I am in or that we like. I watch YouTube a lot on my iPhone when I am waiting in line at the DMV or for some pimply kid …

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Niko: Let the fun begin!

Yesterday my husband Robert and I purchased a puppy for a client in our executive protection training program. Robert and I decided on a male German Shepherd with him consulting over videos in Alaska (I am in Colorado). After placing the pup–his name is Niko (pronounced Nee-co)–in his new home with our clients last night, training begins right away. Niko …

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30 Days About Me. Day 21: Recipe that I Love

This month I am participating in a blog challenge. It is 30 Days About Me from the blog a Daily Dose of Toni. Today’s topic is a recipe I love.  Over the past year or so I have been forced to spent more time in the kitchen. This is because the worlds have collided on several fronts and some of …

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30 Days About Me. Day 15: Dream House

I am participating in a blog challenge this month. It is 30 Days About Me from the blog a Daily Dose of Toni. Today’s topic is describe your dream house. As many of my rabid readers know, I bought a cabin last summer that we have affectionately names, Fortos’ Fort. But if you know me, you know that I am …

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Recipe Rants: Apricot-glazed ham with potatoes and asparagus

I am a meat and potatoes guy. Well not really–more of a pizza and sandwiches kind of guy. But I will try new things as long as it does not contain: beans, rice and raw tomatoes. Earlier this week my son, Tyler, and I tried to make a nice ham dinner. We found the recipe in the book, Real Simple. …

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30 Days About Me. Day 13: Huge Impact

This article was originally written on July 14, 2010 but today’s topic was someone of something that has had a huge impact on my life. It was my dog, Ineka. Some would say but he’s just a dog… It is with a sad heart that I have to report that our dear friend, Ineka passed on yesterday, July 13, 2010. …

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