Tag Archives: robert forto

NaBloPoMo: What sports did you play as a child?

I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is what sports did you play as a child? Truth be told I could play a mean game of jacks when I was a kid. I had my fair share of victories on the hopscotch court and ruled at kickball in my …

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NaBloPoMo: Talk about a toy you broke as a child

I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Talk about a toy you broke as a child. When I was a kid I rarely broke my toys. I don’t know if I was a bit OCD or maybe a little bit anal but I treasured my toys. But my goldfish …

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Houston High School softball opening night

It was a blustery, but absolutely beautiful May Day. It was the start of the softball season for my daughter, Nicole. Nicole is a freshman at Houston High School in Alaska. A small school of just about 400 kids and home of the Hawks. A big change from where she was just last semester in Littleton, Colorado at Dakota Ridge, a …

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NaBloPoMo: Strong memory about recess

I am particpating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: Write a strong memory about recess. It was kindergarten at Highlawn Elementary School in Huntington, West Virginia and a beautiful spring day. School was nearing the end of the year and I have been flirting this little girl friend that sat …

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Honey, can I quit my job and start a blog?

Me: Honey, can I quit my job and start a blog? Wife: What job? Me: You know, the one that you call the house-husband musher guy that does an awesome job dog training and hosting our radio shows with tons of great guests. Wife: Oh yeah. THAT job! Me: Yep! Wife: Of course you can honey just make sure your …

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Easter vs. Christmas

In today’s world of mass merchandising, big box stores and Al Gore’s Internet putting out the next holiday’s wares before the other one is even over, it begs to question? Which is worse? Easter or Christmas? Let us know… ___________________ Robert Forto is a musher training for his first Iditarod under the Team Ineka banner and the host of the …

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Lucky Wishbone, Kissing Irishmen and Sled Dogs

Michele and I headed out early for Anchorage to pick up Hugh Neff’s Iditarod team at the airport. He finished 17th this year and we are proud of him and his dogs for running a great race. But that is a story for another day…. On our way down to the city we talked about stopping for breakfast. Denny’s was …

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In 1987 a dream was born (Part 7)…

The Iditarod celebrated its 40th anniversary this past March with Willow (AK) musher, Dallas Seavey winning the race. While checking out YouTube I came across a series of videos that captured my attention. They were Iditarod videos, old school style! When they were made, this years winner was just born days after. Robert Forto and Team Ineka are training for …

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