Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Winding Trail

It’s been a while since the last post. First, thank you to Lisa for recording our fall training and to Ryan for posting it on the blog. Our internet has been down and we can’t find the cord to download … Continue reading

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Here is a video of road training November 1st. The dogs are inbound about a half mile away from the home after an 8 mile run.

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Looking Back Down the Road

It’s 15 degrees in Dillingham at 9:10 PM and getting colder. We’ve got a little snow on the ground. The 10 foot birch basket sled is all fixed up (thanks Roger) and we’re taking it out tomorrow. Lucky, Luke, Bing, … Continue reading

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My Buddy Bernard

I often find myself analyzing the dogs. Studying their nuances. Deciding where they’re at and how they’re coming along. Then I see Barnard pulling hard in harness and smile. Things are never that complicated with Bernard. He seemed to be … Continue reading

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Ocean Beauty Seafoods

Ocean Beauty Seafoods has graciously offered to sponsor the entire cost of our airtravel for the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race. This is the largest financial component of the endeavor. Their sponsorship will allow us to bring the dogs, gear, … Continue reading

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Then and Now

My team. Spring 2007. Roger Skogen’s team (my father-in-law). Koliganek, Alaska Fall 1992. Keeping in mind the picture of Roger’s team is before they are muscled up from hard work and their coats have been shedding all summer, the two … Continue reading

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Shift on the Fly

The foot thing became a bit of an issue last week. The road had been rather wet and the little pieces of gravel were getting in between the dog’s pads causing those sores. Runs have been cut back a little … Continue reading

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