Monthly Archives: February 2008

1,000 Miles Down, 1,000 Miles to Go

The Quest is over. 15 mushers crossed the finish line in Whitehorse. Lance Mackey won the Vet’s Choice award and teared up as he spoke about the award and his dogs. Mushers like Lance are showing the way for the … Continue reading

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The Quest

Every race is known by abreviation in mushing circles. You’ve got the K-300 (Kuskokwim 300), the Tustemena (Tustemena 200), the Copper, Copper Basin or CB300 (Copper Basin 300), the Iditarod is sometimes called the I-rod. Then there is “The Quest”. … Continue reading

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What Do 30 Year Old Couples Do When the Kids Go To Bed?

Pay tribute to the great hair dos of our generation. What did you think I was going to say? Remember the super tough upper middle class mohawk? Where you had to look carefully to confirm that the middle strip of … Continue reading

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Kari, Aimee, or Some Other Name We Haven’t Thought of Yet

This is the first photo of our baby Belleque number 3. There were no protruding male parts (see arrow) so the radiologist suspects another girl. Jacob and Alethia would both love a sister so they are delighted. I would like … Continue reading

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"We’re home anyway."

Johanna’s mom is visiting and while discussing the blizzard outside she said, “It’s all right. We’re home anyway.” I smiled. I remembered. Johanna’s Apa (grandpa) used to say that when the weather got bad. He was already an old man … Continue reading

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Blog Comments

I’ve recently loosened the restrictions on the blog comments setting so that anyone can post comments on this blog whether you have a google account or not. Apparantly you click on comments (at the bottom of each post), type something … Continue reading

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"Who ever said you can’t buy happiness forgot about puppies."

Don’t remember who said that, but it’s one of my favorite cheesy quotes. Below are a couple pictures of the youngest members of our new sprint racing team. They are seriously cute. Their Momma, Minnie, is doing a great job … Continue reading

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