Category Archives: Random Rambles

A Sense of Place

Fall is such a busy time in Alaska. Last chance to finish the summer projects, moose hunting season, berries to be gathered, dogs start training. I have always found the fall to be a manic & satisfying time; with the … Continue reading

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Rainy Pass ~ to remember & do better

This post has taken some time, mostly because it is both important and thought-provoking. This is my tribute to a young man named Jerry, who touched the lives of many, including my friends Lou and Fran.  Sadly he is no … Continue reading

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Some Nights ~ Eskimo Style & Musher Style

Recently the kids from Shaktoolik made this great video for the FUN song “Some Nights”. I really enjoyed it for two reasons. First I am really loving the song right now, blasting it in the truck singing along to my … Continue reading

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Invictus & Inspiration

So often I am bragging about my dogs (cause in case you didn’t already know I think we have the bestest most beautiful dogs in the world!). But today I want to brag about the humans in Team Dew Claw. … Continue reading

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Distance ~

Thank You Equinox Marathon: to all the runners, cheerers, volunteers (this race has the greatest support!) YOU ROCK! I had an amazing time finishing my 5th Equinox Marathon. There is so much about this event that makes it special. The … Continue reading

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Quick Fall Update

The Birch and Aspen leaves turned brilliant golden colors are falling, making the trail to our yard look a lot like the proverbial ‘yellow brick road’. There is a chill to the air, the sky gets dark at night, and … Continue reading

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