Tag Archives: robert forto

Dog Quotes

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” –Will Rogers

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Happy Father’s Day Ugly Kid Joe Style

I am the proud father of three great kids.  I know it might be a bit pervasive to write about myself on dad’s day but this is meant to be a tribute to all father’s out there. To my dad, Nick. To my step-father and the man who taught me how to be a man, Mike. To my grandpa, who …

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Forto’s Fort: Bearing of Crosses

Ognuno porta la sua croce Every man has his cross to bear Basically it means that everyone has to carry their own burden/responsibilities in life. So with Tyler up in Alaska learning to do things that he has never had to do in the ‘big city’ I think the picture is a poignant example of transforming a boy into a …

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Dog Quotes

“If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man.” – Mark Twain

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Forto’s Fort: Thar She Blows!

Homeownership in the Great White North of Alaska has it’s advantages. And it’s disadvantages… Picture this: you are just finishing up with your daily morning constitutional and something is just not right. You hear burbling and it sounds like Ole’ Faithful is in your bathroom. I open the shower door in the downstairs “guest” bathroom–well technically the guest bathroom but …

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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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