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Mushing–Alaska Style: First Training Run of Summer

June 13, 2011

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After a quick two month break we are back on the trails again. In these short 2 or 3 mile runs on the dirt roads we will be training the Deadwood pups (a whole litter named after the HBO series: Alma, Jewel, Ellsworth, Wu, Swidgeon, Joanie and Sophia) to run in lead. It was the […]

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The old man check-up and no dum-dum’s!

June 6, 2011

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Yep, I am becoming and old man. I had a visit at my doctor’s office today. Not any doc. He is a surfin’, snowboardin’, bleached hair, soul patch wearin’, ultra cool, Internal Medicine doctor. No, there is nothing wrong with my inner workings so if you are ready to jump on as my primary beneficiary […]

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Stoppin grounds of a 6 year old

June 6, 2011

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I grew up in Huntington, West Virginia. At least until my mom and dad divoced and we moved to North Carolina and I became a military brat. This is the first time I looked up my old stoppin grounds on Google Maps (see below). Its hard to believe that the tree we planted in the […]

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Who’s responsibility is it to change the world?

June 3, 2011

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Today’s Daily Post topic is: Who’s responsibility is it to change the world? To me that is simple. It is everyone’s responsibility. But what makes me think is do tomorrow’s children even care? I hear so often that we need to recycle, and conserve, and reduce, and reuse, so that we can protect our Unci […]

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Road Trippin: Evergreen Lake, Colorado

June 3, 2011

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What is a vacation/road trip/work-cation without a day hanging out with your 14 year old daughter for lunch and a walk around a beautiful lake? Today, Nicole and I decided to get away from it all for a little bit and head up to the foothills to Evergreen Lake. Evergreen a beautiful little place with […]

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Never forget your dreams…

June 1, 2011

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“Never Forget Your Dreams” –Korczak Kiolkowski It was a decade ago with a dog truck full of a rag-tag team of rescued Siberian Huskies, three kids barely old enough to be in school and a dream that was just begining. Michele, the kids and I were heading to the Black Hills Race to the Gold […]

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Attack of the Moon Zombies World Premiere!

May 31, 2011

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All of us like good entertainment. But would you fly 3000 miles and have your wife drive 15 hours and almost 1000 miles to meet you for a secret rendezvous in the Twin Cities just to go to a movie? We did. To be fair it was part of a meeting with an editor friend […]

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Team Ineka Dog Box Project

May 21, 2011

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It started on a cold Saturday in early April with plenty of snow on the ground and a week or two left in the dog sledding season. It was time to plan out and build a dog box for my 2002 Toyota Tundra and Team Ineka. My friends Paul and Austin and I worked almost […]

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Today is National Top Gun Day!

May 13, 2011

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Today is National Top Gun Day. No, I am not making this up… Twenty five years ago today was the day that one of the coolest movies in the history of film hit theaters everywhere! It was Top Gun. I remember I was living in Woodbridge, Virginia, a sleepy bedroom community off the beltway near […]

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Fortos Fort: The roof–Choices, choices

May 12, 2011

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Forto’s Fort Before the New Roof  Tomorrow is a big day at Fortos Fort up in Willow, Alaska. It is when we start the tear down and begin to re-roof the cabin. We knew when we bought the place that one of the first things that we needed to do was replace the roof. Right […]

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