Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Little Taste of Wyoming; Stage 2 Lander

We left the motel around 6:30AM and the temperature was 2 degrees.  As we headed towards the race parking lot the weather changed dramatically from 2 degrees to -9 below and then back up to 24 degrees in just 20 … Continue reading

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The IPSSSDR Reunion

What a day of fun!   I’m a reunion kind of gal and so this is my favorite part of Stage Stop; Day one.  You get to see everyone after being away for an entire year and re-kindle old friendships and begin new … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Musher

I thought I’d take you on a quick little journey into the mind of a musher. It will be kept short and sweet because this is no place for a sane person. If you are sane and reading this, I … Continue reading

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What Not To Wear: The Mushing Episode

 I’m on day two cooped up in a dark little motel room and I’ve started to reach the limits of my mental creativity. The endless miles of driving and sitting around has started to wear on me. I find myself … Continue reading

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Surviving I-80

 It wouldn’t be right if we actually had good roads or no white knuckle moments on our trip to the IPSSSDR.  In fact, if we had smooth sailing I would seriously start to wonder what was wrong or, worse yet, what was … Continue reading

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On An Upbeat Note TCSDR: 2nd Place Finish

Tragedy aside, Magnusson Racing had a mission to accomplish and it meant having to run 12 dogs in the Tahquamenon 63 mile race.  We had 2-3 spots to fill on our Stage Stop team and all the contenders needed to go … Continue reading

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A Time To Reflect

The first race of the year is always one looked upon with great anticipation.  Unfortunately, this season we started the first race with anything but anticipation.  Just 20 minutes prior to leaving for the race, one of our beloved team … Continue reading

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