Global Awareness Day at The Salisbury School

I know what you’re going to say. You’re going to say “It’s Spring, for God’s sake, what are you doing writing mushing bulletins. Why aren’t you out at the practice range hitting golf balls?” There are a couple of answers to this question. First of all, we […]

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What the Red Lantern Award Means To Me

On March 2, 2013 I took part in the 30 mile Can Am Sled Dog Race. My husband Kevin wrote up a recap of the day from a spectator’s point of view. You can read that report here: 2013 Can Am 30 Recap by Kevin Powers. In […]

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2013 Can Am 30 Recap by Kevin Powers

Saturday was the ceremonial start of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska. Sunday the real start occurs in Willow, a few miles outside Anchorage. The mushers will run from Willow to Nome, a distance of 1,100 miles or so. When the race starts in Willow, a lantern is […]

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Down Time During Sled Dog Training

When mushers take a day off from training especially if you are staying at Baisley Lodges and the Baisley Sled Dog Training Center the down time always revolves around enjoying the outdoors and talking about dogs. Here is how we spent our Sunday recently while taking a […]

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The Outpost

A couple of years ago, Gino discovered that a nearby mountain didn’t have anything on top of it. Coincidentally, he had a cabin that he wasn’t using. That’s how the Outpost came to be. We’ll skip the intervening moments involving a flatbed truck, large cranes of the […]

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Verizon, My Verizon, Wherefore Art Thou?

If you’ve ever been frustrated over your wireless cellphone coverage you’ll sympathize with our experience with our cell phones when we crossed over the border into Canada. Before leaving home, we upgraded to Verizon’s Canada Plan and thought we had done everything needed to have the best […]

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The Canada Plan

As we prepared to head for Canada several weeks ago, we had a communications plan in mind. First, we switched from AT&T to Verizon because Verizon has better service in Canada. Then the Head Musher contacted Verizon and signed up for the “Canada Plan”. In theory, this […]

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My Moment of Zen on a Dogsled

Whenever I attend a yoga class, whether it be in a studio, at a gym or on a Stand Up Paddle board in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, the word most often used by every yoga instructor I’ve met is “BREATHE”. “BREATHE” “Don’t forget to BREATHE”. […]

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The Saga Continues

There are days when things run smoothly and all is right with the world. And there are days when there seem to be more potholes in our path than normal. Our weekend in St. Pamphile Québec for the Odyssée Appalachienne sled dog races turned up several potholes […]

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A Flat Tire and Hummus

This bulletin is like one of those TV shows that flashes a message on the screen that reads “Earlier in the Week”. If you miss the message you are confused for the next 30 minutes. We are flashing back to last Saturday night. Saturday was the day […]

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