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Karen Ramstead
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It Began With a Bit of Drama.
Yesterday a big storm and a bunch of hail hit the kennel. Not good for the gardens... BUT .... GREAT for sled dogs!!! We had a pretty lovely run... Until.... The tree was still partially attached, so Plan A was to take my ax and fully detach it. Down on the...
Yesterday a big storm and a bunch of hail hit the kennel. Not good for the gardens... BUT .... GREAT for sled dogs!!! We had a pretty lovely run... Until.... The tree was still partially attached, so P...
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Live in the Fast Lane
I think when you are experienced at something, things slow down. An experienced person watches the events of their experience happen in near slow motion - the more experience, the slower things happen. The less experience you have at a task, the faster it h...
I think when you are experienced at something, things slow down. An experienced person watches the events of their experience happen in near slow motion - the more experience, the slower things happen. The less experience you...
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Cool Runnings!!!
It is that time of year when the temperatures start to creep up the scale and we reluctantly, sometimes too reluctantly, scale back our runs with our canine athletes! I've seen a lot online lately about 'magic formulas' to help you decide when it is 'safe' ...
It is that time of year when the temperatures start to creep up the scale and we reluctantly, sometimes too reluctantly, scale back our runs with our canine athletes! I've seen a lot online lately about 'magic formulas' to he...
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King Of The World
Tig and Chibs had a heated game of King of the World yesterday! "I'm KING OF THE WORLD" " Seriously Tig - you are a loser. You are stuck. I'm King of the World!"   "I am not stuck. I can move if I want to."   "Maybe....." "Now I'm KING OF THE WORLD!" "Get o...
Tig and Chibs had a heated game of King of the World yesterday! "I'm KING OF THE WORLD" "Seriously Tig - you are a loser. You are stuck. I'm King of the World!"  "I am not stuck. I can move if I want to."  "Maybe...
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Being a Better Musher Through .....SHEEP!!!
Bet and I were out for another herding lesson at Landing Trail Stock Dogs today. As with her previous lessons, she had a blast and is now napping away the afternoon on her Clouch. I LOVE seeing her have such a good time!!! But there is an added benefit - I ...
Bet and I were out for another herding lesson at Landing Trail Stock Dogs today. As with her previous lessons, she had a blast and is now napping away the afternoon on her Clouch. I LOVE seeing her have such a good time!!! ...
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And Just Like That, Winter Is Over...
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This One is Just Right...
It's been a hot summer. Usually I can get a few teams out in July, but it isn't looking like that will be the case this July. Temperatures just haven't been cooperative. We are passing time trying to stay in shape and trying to stay cool. Snap says holes he...
It's been a hot summer. Usually I can get a few teams out in July, but it isn't looking like that will be the case this July. Temperatures just haven't been cooperative. We are passing time trying to stay in shape and trying ...
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Poor Planning.
Falcon's summer project has been a basement suite for her dog house. Things were going well, she was looking at paint and fabric samples .... and then this happened... The local Housing Authority stated that there were no permits done. They questioned the d...
Falcon's summer project has been a basement suite for her dog house. Things were going well, she was looking at paint and fabric samples .... and then this happened... The local Housing Authority stated that there were no p...
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That'll Do Bet
In case folks haven't figured it out, I LOVE that freaky little Border Collie of mine. Yup, I have a lot of dog souls that I love and own big pieces of my heart - but that silly little, bad breathed, dirty toed, slight neurotic, waffle loving creature is in...
In case folks haven't figured it out, I LOVE that freaky little Border Collie of mine. Yup, I have a lot of dog souls that I love and own big pieces of my heart - but that silly little, bad breathed, dirty toed, slight neurot...
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"Did You Just SNIFF ME?"
"Did you just SNIFF ME?" "Seriously, do that again and I'll unleash all levels of Ginga Ninja badness on you" "These paws are lethal weapons and could take you out with one skillful swipe" Yeah, KD he is SHAKING in fear. "The bigger they are, the harder the...
"Did you just SNIFF ME?" "Seriously, do that again and I'll unleash all levels of Ginga Ninja badness on you" "These paws are lethal weapons and could take you out with one skillful swipe" Yeah, KD he is SHAKING in fe...
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HAW!
I am frequently asked about training leaders, so thought I'd share an incident from this morning. As many of you know Missy is a leader - a race leader, in fact. She lines out, she sets a good pace, will readily pass distractions, and most of the time, take...
I am frequently asked about training leaders, so thought I'd share an incident from this morning. As many of you know Missy is a leader - a race leader, in fact. She lines out, she sets a good pace, will readily pass distract...
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What Does an Iditarod Judge Do???
I would guess that 80% of the time I mentioned to folks that I was going to Alaska to judge Iditarod, they would look at me quizzically and ask questions like 'Judge what?' Got to admit, that shocks me. Iditarod is a World Class, top level sporting event wi...
I would guess that 80% of the time I mentioned to folks that I was going to Alaska to judge Iditarod, they would look at me quizzically and ask questions like 'Judge what?' Got to admit, that shocks me. Iditarod is a World Cl...
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