Tag Archives: Michele Forto

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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New Rules for Service Animals and the ADA

New Rules for Service Animals and the ADA The Department of Justice is muddying the waters of the disabled and the use of service animals in the new definitions for what a service animal must be. In the past people have used animals of all types. Everything from a gerbil to a donkey for a wide range of disabilities including …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Dog Works Radio Shows

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Dog Works Radio Shows As many of my rabid readers know, my hands are in everything. That can be an omen or a curse or it could be just the way I roll. One of my favorite projects that I am involved in is my radio show, The Dog Doctor Radio Show and Mush! …

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The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Standin’ on Top of the World

The Future Home of Iditarod Dreams: Standin’ on Top of the World Standing on Top of the World means different things to different people. It could mean that you are at the top of your game in business, life or sports. It could mean that you are in the proverbial “Zone” that is so talked about–think Michael Jordan with his …

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