Category Archives: Iditarod

Wednesday, February 29th – Happy Trails Kennel

 Next on our journey was a trip to visit four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser in Big Lake, Alaska.  The drive offered some of the most spectacular scenery I’ve ever seen! Sometimes when you take a picture like that, you lose a sense … Continue reading

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Tuesday, February 28th – Van Zyle & Fur Rondy

The Iditarod Conference for Educator’s began Tuesday morning and we heard from some incredible speakers.  Andrea “Finney” Aufder-Heyde pioneered the Teacher on the Trail program.  What a fantastic teacher – she spoke with such passion and shared her adventures of traveling … Continue reading

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Monday, February 27th – Reindeer Sausage & A Sled Dog Ride

The day started with a bit of a disappointment as the weather made it impossible to make it to Seward for the Iditaride Exit Glacier trip.  So, I decided to grab breakfast and then head out to explore downtown Anchorage.  The breakfast buffet … Continue reading

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The Adventure of a lifetime!

I am off to Alaska!  One of my wonderful former students, Vince Babashak, nominated me for an REB Award for Teaching Excellence  and I won!  I am off to Anchorage, Alaska for the 2012 Iditarod Winter Conference for Educators.  What an … Continue reading

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