Archive for January 14th, 2010

January 12, 2010 – Hayden Elementary School

January 12, 2010 – Hayden Elementary School

12:15 pm. 29 degrees. Alma Rose and I headed to Hayden Elementary School to give a talk about dog sledding and the Iditarod. After giving my talk to 3-5 year olds, where most of it was over their heads, I was a little nervous. Alma Rose had tons of energy until I put her harness [...]

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January 11, 2010 – Sun is Shining

January 11, 2010 – Sun is Shining

7:00 am. -3 degrees. Cold mornings have been giving way to sunshiny days. I haven’t had my jacket on for more than a few hours. It’s been wonderful. We had one sled in the am, which Brian took out alone, while I did chores. When he got back, we collared puppies who are now about [...]

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January 9, 2010 – E-bear and Me

January 9, 2010 – E-bear and Me

6:30 am. -22 degrees. Toes were burning until I stuck on some toasty toes and all felt better. E-bear and I went out with four sleds, and I was determined not to get my sled stuck, as I was feeling E-bear would start to dread going out with me. All went smoothly, with the typical [...]

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January 10, 2010 – sunny days

January 10, 2010 – sunny days

7:30 am. -8 degrees. Tours have slowed down since the Christmas rush, leaving some days with only afternoon tours, which leaves the mornings for chores and lots of snuggles with the dogs. In the afternoons, they are fresh and ready to go. As we haven’t had a lot of snow, the trail is pretty hard-packed [...]

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