Category Archives: Ian

Peanut Butter and Jelly, plus Falcon

Here we are, three and a half months into blending Siberians and Alaskans together. We have learned lots about each of the four dogs after watching them adapt to each other. The process has definitely had its share of incident,  … Continue reading

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Building the Team

Meet Falcon and Pilgrim, the newest members to Ian’s kennel! Ian finally graduated from his pancake puppies, and has added his first real sled dogs to his fledgling team. It has been quite the ride to get to this point, … Continue reading

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Town Hill

Wyoming Part IV, January 27, 2022           Snow King Mountain Early in our trip planning, Ian had to decide if he wanted to go skiing or mushing as both are expensive and would take a full day. But when we … Continue reading

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On By!

Wyoming Part III-A, January 26, 2022 Jackson Hole Iditarod to Granite Hot Springs in Bridger-Teton National Forest and back On some rivers, rafting customers have the luxury of warming up and learning how to coordinate their paddling through some easy, … Continue reading

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Idaho, GTNP, and a Coaster

Wyoming (and Wyoming adjacent) Part II, January 25, 2022 Snow plows roared down Pearl Avenue early Tuesday morning and startled most of us awake earlier than we’d preferred. I decided to luxuriate in my warm sheets for a while before … Continue reading

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Go West, Young Man!

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.” -Anamika Mishra Last summer, as Bonnie started teaching us about the sport of mushing, she casually mentioned that she would like to go see a good friend of hers race in January. … Continue reading

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Mush!

Another step closer to Ian’s goal of dog sledding! Continue reading

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Virginia Creeper Trail

Fall colors were just beginning to peak through the leaves that formed a canopy over and around us as we coasted down quickly enough through the chilly air to sting our cheeks while our eyes watered. Some reds and yellows … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Hot Rod Todd

Some of my earliest memories include my mother reading to me from a book of stories that included fairy tales and Greek myths. I can still remember frequently requesting that she reread the same story of Persephone being trapped in … Continue reading

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We Pop Up Just Anywhere

Brinn has always wanted pop-up camper. I have never wanted a pop-up camper. Tent camper. Tent trailer. Pup. Fold-out camper. Call it what you will, it sounded like work to me. Why would I want extra work  when we’re doing … Continue reading

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