Tag Archives: Mishaps


You might remember from a prior posting that there is quite a lot of wildlife in the woods near our house. On December 12, we encountered a critter we hadn’t seen before: a porcupine. The stinkers were on the first … Continue reading

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Rattles Was Found and is Alive

On Dec. 23rd, 2015, 11 year old Rattles was frightened by neighborhood gunshots and dug out from his kennel.  We didn’t notice he was missing until after dark around 6:30pm. The whether was crappy and was sleeting. Ilana did a … Continue reading

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This is Not Roller-derby!

Last night the plan was to do a 50 mile mush in preparation of the Two Rivers 100. The longest run we’ve been on this season is 35 miles. I wanted to see how they did with 50. We left … Continue reading

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“Shoulda Went to Wasilla” or “Must Eat Brains”

I was supposed to drive to Wasilla today (around 5-7 hours one way) to pick up three new dogs. The forecast keeps threatening snow and the Wasilla area was supposed to get 6-8 inches. 511.alaska.gov indicated the roads were in … Continue reading

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