The Importance of Being a Buddy

When we set up ATAO, I wanted to have a program where people could do a “light” sponsorship of the dogs. I knew that the dogs– their individual selves– were really the most interesting part to many mushing followers, and … Read More

New method, same Buddies

If you’re a Buddy, you know our Buddy updates lately have been sparse. There’s a few reasons for that, but one of the really big ones is the method of sending those. We use Mailchimp to send out email updates … Read More

Does anyone want this update?

Hello this is Shawn entering your email or social media feed, idk. I think Will had so many eloquent things to say when he came out with his ADHD diagnosis. Generally he’s a good writer and has a lot to … Read More

Episode 9: Green Person

Will and the team continue down the trail towards the halfway point of Iditarod, trying to determine if they should stay in Ophir along the way, or stick to the plan and camp further down the trail. Temperatures are dropping … Read More

Episode 8: Weight Limit

Will and the team forge on after their 24 hr layover in McGrath, heading for Ophir and then the halfway point of Iditarod, and into the cold Transcript coming soon Listen on Apple Podcasts • Transcript Coming Soon

Episode 7: Intermission

Confidence goeth before the fall Transcript coming soon Listen on Apple Podcasts • Transcript Coming Soon

Autumn, Onward, and ADHD

This morning, the thermostat clocked in at a balmy 5 degrees Fahrenheit here at ATAO. The dogs are nestled into their straw beds, dreaming of breakfast and running and bones with the marrow still on, and other important things. The … Read More