Monthly Archives: February 2016

The Cab Ride

Have you ever watched a horror movie and screamed out loud, “Don’t go in there!”, “Run” or “He’s right behind you!”   Well, I have.   I’ve told the characters how stupid they were for not realizing that the innocent fella they … Continue reading

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Get Out The Band-Aids – Evanston Stage 8

After Kemmerer we had three sore dogs and only one healthy dog on the sidelines for Evanston.  That left us with a team of 9 for the final stage.  It wouldn’t have been too much of a concern if we … Continue reading

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Burning Down The House

We arrived in Big Piney last night and got a room at one of only two hotels in the town.  You would think after standing around in the cold all day that mushers would welcome a warm room.  Well, not … Continue reading

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Now It Is Cold – Stage 4 Pinedale

Maybe I don’t like winter!   Yesterday I complained because it was snowing and today I’m complaining because it is cold; real cold! We woke this morning to -16 below.  For us Floridians, that is like being thrown into a deep … Continue reading

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It’s Snowing in Lander Stage 3

Mother Nature has a sick sense of humor!   Yes, I’ll admit I prayed all freaking fall for snow and I was praying up to the minute we left.   Then the day we left Michigan gets hit with a major snow … Continue reading

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Resorting to A Life of Cheating

Furred & Afraid, Stinky & Delayed Episode: Resorting to a Life of Cheating This crew has had a taste of the dark side and we can’t seem to pull away.   Unfortunately, the first two stages of this race have found … Continue reading

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Busted in Alpine – Stage 2

Trouble just seems to find us these days.  It’s like we are trouble magnets.  I’m on egg shells waiting for the next problem to occur. We woke this morning to a couple inches of snow and temperatures in the twenties; … Continue reading

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