Category Archives: Random Rambles

What not to ask your musher in Dawson…

Well between training runs and packing drop bags I can’t help but sneak a peak at the Yukon Quest trackers to see who is where.  And currently teams are either in, or headed to their mandatory 36 hour rest in … Continue reading

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Dew Claw Annual Holiday Wish List

A few years ago some of our friends said to me, “Jodi it is the holiday season and we would Love to do something nice for y’all as you prepare for Iditarod. You have been a very good girl this year … Continue reading

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Speed dating with a dog team

When I asked my friends on Facebook what questions they had about my summer glacier experience I kinda figured people would be interested in the logistics. The mundane details of life – brushing your teeth, dinner, shoveling the dog yard … Continue reading

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Good Things are growing at Dew Claw

“In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” William Blake In the spring we spend a great deal of time thinking about what went well and what went not so well with the past season. Spring is a … Continue reading

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What a Drag it is Getting Old

Well I don’t actually like the Rolling Stones, hence the Liz Phair cover. And the tag line is really the only part of the entire song that fits our situation, and yet for some reason… I can not get that … Continue reading

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A River Runs Through It…

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time.” ― Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It   “No … Continue reading

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