The Snow Day

Since Karen is a teacher, she doesn’t have to go into work on snow days. We had planned to go for a long walk and maybe some sledding and snow man building, but I wound up spending most of the day just digging out my family after the snow storm. I still managed to snag a few photos before the sun set.

Dog Sledding

Today, I learned that I can run fast enough to keep up with a dog sled. Granted, said sled was only attached to three dogs. And none of them are technically sled dogs, per day. But, you know, running ahead of a group of dogs while carrying a camera and photo gear has to count for something, right?

What started with a McDonald’s run with my friend Ari, led to an improvised sled dog shoot. She and her roommate Jamie have just started training their dogs Azula, Gamble, Ryuk, and Juggernaut to work as a sled pulling team. They were all too excited to actually hold still being harnessed, and haven’t quite mastered the whole “turning” concept yet, but they’ll get there. And just so you know, Juggernaut the little black and white mutt, is up for adoption. So, if any of you are local and looking for a new friend who can also pull you around in the snow, let me know in the comments section.