Monthly Archives: December 2007

Status Report – 12/28/2007

We’re on Christmas break here at the Belleque house. Johanna is a teacher so she’s got a few weeks off. I took a few days off work as well. It’s been nice spending time together. The last few months have … Continue reading

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Lucy

Some pups come along slowly and some explode out of the shoot. I still remember Lucy’s first run. She was six months old and very shy. She didn’t quite know what to do when I put her in harness. Don’t … Continue reading

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Christmas

Here are a few Christmas pictures. We went to Mid-Night Mass at 8:30 (I know that sounds strange) and to bed by 10:00 on the 24th. We got up around 8:00 and opened presents. The kids played with their new … Continue reading

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No Denali Highway Around Here

Read an interesting article in the Fairbanks News Miner. It can be found at the following link, http://newsminer.com/2007/12/20/10498/ . From here on I’m assuming you’ve read the article. The major challenge I’ve had training my team this winter has been … Continue reading

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On the Air

Last Sunday I took Anne and Tricia for a dogsled ride. It was a beautiful day with nicely packed trails. Anne is our local radio reporter and Tricia a tallented young photographer. KDLG ran the story yesterday. It can be … Continue reading

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Half Moon Run

Mushers use powerful headlamps when running at night. The strong lights are made even better with a cord attaching them to battery packs holding 4 D batteries. My powerful headlamp is a nice LED. Lately it’s been giving me fits. … Continue reading

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Shooting Games

Basketball was my sport in high school. Dad was a coach and I grew up learning about the game. I even coached a team myself one season. Like most sports, basketball practices can be hard and demanding. Coaches ask a … Continue reading

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