Category Archives: the races

“The winter will ask what we did all summer. “

~ This Gypsy Proverb* is an excellent thought to ponder as I look around our property and think of the days ahead. My list is long, my goals are lofty, and my hopes are high!

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Answering the Most Asked –

A post mostly by Dan …with additions by Jodi Like, for instance the Intro by Jodi- Each year Iditarod mushers get piles of mail (and today email) from students. They come from all over, schools where teachers are using the … Continue reading

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Post Iditarod decompression….

“The excellency of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeable evaporate.”    John Keats Much like the artist the Iditarod musher must live with a level of intensity that allows one to believe they can with great conviction … Continue reading

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Some notes on Dan, the team, and the start~

As I type this Dan is resting in Tokatna, and while he does I am taking some time to get caught up on emails, blogs, and updating the sponsors page on our website. So far, from what I can tell … Continue reading

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Pre-Iditarod excitement~

The pre-race week in Anchorage is always a whirlwind of excitement and things to do.  Traveling  with the dog requires extra care and attention. And of course add to that the inevitable stress of preparing for the challenge of 1000 … Continue reading

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Checkpoint by checkpoint…

…is how you get to Nome. MUSH THANKS to our new Checkpoint Sponsors and new members of Team Dew Claw! Betty & Frederick Porter Melanie Hennigan Cynthia Lawrence Calkins & Family Ev Vykin – sponsoring Elim Ev pointed out to … Continue reading

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