Category Archives: Dog Talk

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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Hail the Victorious Skijorer (and the Premack Principle)

Oh, the power of the Premack Principle (which, by the way, is named after Mr. David Premack and not for a mack that is somehow being preceded). Remember our nemesis, the On By Tree? We have conquered it thusly: How? … Continue reading

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Merry Christmush 2013 !

That is all.

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It’s Squash Day!

Three years ago, this happened (photo courtesy of Hoof and Howl Sled Dogs): Then a few months later, this was in my backyard: And it grew into this: I can hardly believe how much time has passed, but at the … Continue reading

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Fall Friday Fun

I tried out a new trail today that was closed most of last year. It started out promising, as I like to try to stay on dirt paths as much as possible, but long stretches of it were more gravel-y … Continue reading

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There’s Going for a Ride, and then…

There’s going for a ride. It’s fall, and it’s cool, and the mush puppies are full of energy. And I was feeling quite smug when this happened. I had a moment when I almost turned around. I don’t like to … Continue reading

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Round Peg, Square Hole

I had an epiphany recently. I belong to a few Facebook musher’s exchange groups, which are great places to find used equipment of all kinds. They are mostly dominated by sledders, but every once in awhile some scooter/skijor/mushbaby-appropriate gear comes … Continue reading

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