Category Archives: Dog Talk

Two ON BYs and a WAIT Walk into a Bar…

…and the bartender says, “Is this some kind of joke?” Chronologically, this is the second of three noteworthy things that happened today, but I’m putting it first because it’s probably the most crowd-pleasing and I like to open with a … Continue reading

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Haha Just Kidding About that Morning Stuff

So when I wrote my post yesterday, full of intentions to get up early today and take the dogs for a run, I had momentarily forgotten that what I would actually be doing was taking a slight departure from my … Continue reading

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It’s Pip Day!

The first dog I had as an adult was a retired racing greyhound named Desire. She was a really fantastic dog. When she died, my heart simply could not bear to get another greyhound and I started stalking Petfinder (the … Continue reading

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Spring Cross Training Vacation 2014

It’s become a tradition to take the Mush Puppies, as we say in Minnesota, “up north” in the spring and fall for a mushing vacation. Usually we scooter, although last spring we were fortunate enough to be skijoring at the … Continue reading

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Free Play Friday!

Sure, we love mushing. But sometimes we just hang out in the backyard on a gorgeous spring day and I take a bunch of pictures of them. There was enough of a break between being able to ski and the … Continue reading

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It’s Maisy Day!

What can I even say about this dog? Maisy’s predecessor was a dog named Roxy. Roxy was one of The Great Ones, and the first dog I’d ever had who made me want to get the same breed again – … Continue reading

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New Season, New Trail

After Pip and I scouted out the new trail earlier this week, we got some rain and snow. The snow melted right away, and although I wasn’t sure what kind of shape the trail was going to be in from … Continue reading

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