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NaBloPoMo: What do you do to celebrate a win?

May 9, 2012

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I am participating in the NaBloPoMo challenge for May. It should be a fun one. It is titled: Play. Today’s topic is: What do you do to celebrate a win? For the past seven years or so we have played Forto’s Fantasy Football. In early August we gear up for the draft and peruse over a multitude of stats […]

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No Flare Jeans Allowed!

April 4, 2012

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Yesterday I got an education in teen fashion. I thought I would be nice and head to the local Kohl’s–only 150 miles round trip–to buy my 14 year old daughter, Nicole, a couple pairs of jeans. Paying little attention to anything but size I picked up a couple pair for less than 40 bucks. I […]

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The Dog Strikes Back

February 1, 2012

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Do you remember last year’s Super Bowl commercial for Volkswagen with the little kid dressed as Darth Vader from Star Wars? Well, this year lets say they the family dog strikes back. Check out the commercial and be sure to watch until the very end!  

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NaBloPoMo: Earliest Memory

January 10, 2012

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I am participating in NaBloPoMo this month sponsored by the site, BlogHer.com. Today’s prompt is what is your earliest memory? I have two of them actually and they both are about my dad. It was 1977 or so and we were living in Huntington, West Virginia. I was about to enter school and my mom […]

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Fortos’ Fort: Roof Removal on Kennel Building

July 26, 2011

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In Alaska you can never have too much covered space! In a climate where it can get to be -20 to -40 degrees in the winter with snow drifts the size of small mountains, having a place to store your stuff is prime real estate. On the kennel building/barn there are several sections of the […]

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Ghost of the Northwinds?

February 26, 2011

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Do you believe in ghosts? It was 1:30 AM last night as I headed upstairs to bed. I followed as my pup, Raegan, lead the way (how’s that for pack leadership?). As soon as she reached the bedroom she jumped up on the bed and let out a series of guttural barks. Her hackles were […]

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