Tag Archives: Dreamchaser Leadership

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Gone to the Dogs

This past weekend was all about dogs. Literally and figuratively. I spent hours meeting with new friends and getting advice on every front. I ran dogs with my neighbor and met with the owners of probably the most famous Siberian Husky sled dog kennel in the world. They only live about a mile from me and I am glad to …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Shifter

  Yesterday I took one step closer to making all this a reality. I met with friend and Iditarod musher, Hugh Neff at Underdog Feeds in Meadow Lakes, to look at a couple of his dogs that he brought down for me to try out. One was a male that was not feeling too well from the trip and they …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: An Education in Alaskan Mushing

  On Tuesday afternoon after my now-famous washer incident I headed to Wasilla to work on my new book about harnessing the power within and grab a quick lunch at Krazy Moose Subs. As a wise editor once told me 1000 words a day keeps an editor at bay! I had just sat down to write and enjoy the most …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Rock this Place to the Ground

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Rock this Place to the Ground Yesterday I was in a big hurry to get outta here and head to Palmer and in my error I over-packed the very antique top-load washer that the previous owners left here at the house (I cleaned it don’t worry). Little did I know it could not handle …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Jambi

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Jambi The other day I wrote about the magnificent view from our living room window of the tallest peak in North America. The article was titled Den’ina. But this afternoon I was thinking one of my favorite songs by the Progressive-Industrial band, TOOL. It is called Jambi. One of the lines in the song …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Beef and Beer Stew

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Beef and Beer Stew It was a cool Sunday morning and I thought I would have the day to do some painting and other small projects. I could not put any more into the dumpster this week as we had filled it with a moldy couch and love seat and a couple really nasty …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Raegan

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Raegan You know the saying, a picture says a thousand words, right? Well this picture says it all. It is a picture of our new pup, Raegan, named after the young girl in one of my favorite movies: The Exorcist, not after the former President. We deliberately changed the spelling of her name not …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: 18 and Life to Go

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Eighteen and Life to Go There is a heavy metal ballad called 18 and Life to Go by the 80’s Hair Band, Skid Row. The song is about a young man coming to age but gets involved on the wrong side of the tracks and goes to jail. Well, my son Kyle learned a …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Dont Fear the Repo Man

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Dont Fear the Repo Man Well I guess the people that rented the place before I bought it were not only bad housekeepers but bad bookkeepers as well. Last night at about 9:30 pm a tow truck driver pulled into the driveway and had his flashlight on (in the daylight) and walked up to …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Cheese Pizza in Paradise

The Future of Iditarod Dreams: Cheese Pizza in Paradise There is a famous Jimmy Buffet song: Cheeseburger in Paradise. One of the lines says: Heaven on Earth with an Onion Slice. I am living my own version of Cheeseburger in Paradise, except I fancy cheese pizza instead of a burger. I was sitting on the deck of the house last …

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