Category Archives: Dog Racing 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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The Life of A Handler

There are bunches of us out there.  We are faceless, nameless, behind the scenes and often under appreciated.  We are under estimated, overlooked and even disregarded.   We’re dirty, tired and wore out.  We can do a crap job, and I … Continue reading

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Driggs – I’m Already Tired

For some reason I’m exhausted.  So tired that it is actually difficult to talk.  Since my energy light is on low, the humor meter is bouncing in the red zone.  So here’s a quick update without all the fun.  We … Continue reading

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Episode 3: Busted In Yellowstone

Furred & Afraid, Stinky & Delayed Episode 3: Busted in Yellowstone  Our seasonal family is now flirting with the idea of becoming convicts.  We’ve been walking the edge since we arrived in West Yellowstone; dangerously teetering back and forth between … Continue reading

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