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What Rocks…

February 23, 2011

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The Dog Works Radio Show is fueled by Native Performance Dog Food and hosted by Robert and Michele Forto. On today’s show we talked to our guest about psychiatric service dogs. Listen Now!   Advertisements

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The Serum Run: Sled Dogs Save the Day– Part 3

February 23, 2011

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  At three o’clock Charlie Olson left Golovin for the 25-mile run to Bluff.  He fought his way through a blizzard with a gale wind of fifty miles an hour throwing him and his team of seven dogs from the trail time and time again.  The thermometer read thirty below zero, Olson’s hands froze, his […]

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The Serum Run: Sled Dogs Save the Day–Part 2

February 22, 2011

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A call for help was flashed across the wires and dog teams were posted at way stations along the route.  In an attempt to bring recognition to all the souls that braved the trail, the following account, in its entirety, was taken from Coppinger’s World of Sled Dogs: From Siberia to Sport Racing (Howell Book […]

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The Serum Run: Sled Dogs Save the Day–Part 1

February 21, 2011

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In 1925, the population of Nome, Alaska was just two thousand. Most of the miners, prospectors and adventurers of the gold rush had moved on.  The city was the site of a potential catastrophe, an epidemic of diphtheria.  Diphtheria is a “specific, localized, and superficial bacterial infection.”  It produces a powerful and deadly toxin that […]

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Images from the greatest generation: 1980s

February 19, 2011

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I am a firm believer that you should never live in the past but how in the world can we not showcase the greatest decade in American (pop culture) history–the 1980’s? Today I share some of our favorite images from the decade that changed everything: How we passed our time before Playstation rocked the world! […]

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Talladega Nights: KFC, Prayer, and Spider Monkeys

February 17, 2011

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Sitting up here alone in Alaska late at night I have become a huge fan of Netflix. How could anyone not think that the DVD by mail service wasn’t the coolest thing in the world? Well, apart from the Redboxes. Just how cool is that? You go to McDonalds (or other outlets) choose a movie, […]

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Recipe Rants: Dried Herbs

February 17, 2011

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When I decided to start my new Recipe Rants category I quickly found out that I do not have most if not all of the ingredients that is needed to make a lot of the recipes. I will be the first to tell you that when I go shopping I never take an inventory of the […]

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The Daily Post: What Have You Learned?

February 14, 2011

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Today’s Daily Post topic is: What have you learned? I am a firm believer that we, as people, are always evolving and always learning. Those of us who insulate ourselves from the world around us are doing so at the determent of our own survival. We are wired to teach and learn from each other. […]

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What is your favorite 80s TV Show?

February 14, 2011

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As my friends, fans and rabid readers know by now, I am a kid of the 1980’s and I grew up watching corny T.V. I would love to know what you liked to watched too. Take this poll and see what comes out on top!   Robert Forto | Team Ineka | Alaska Dog Works […]

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Recipe Rants: Lemon-Lime Ginger Ale

February 13, 2011

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As I posted the other day, I am enjoying my Power Juicer very much (Thanks Michele!). Today I whipped up a tasty treat that I wanted to share. Lemon~Lime Ginger Ale (Serves 1) 1 apple, cored and sliced 1/4 lemon 1/2 inch fresh ginger (less if you find the taste too strong) 1/2 lime handful […]

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