Ann S, from the Idita-support list.
Helen's back, left, Claudia, Tonya Mackey and I think that's Lee Nowak. Looking at small versions here, sorry, so will double-check.
Oh, but I've gottta sneak in a caption for this and the next two. My table partner and I were being stalked by a monster dog that wanted belly rubs.
The paw was the first thing we saw, so this was the view from the other side of the table.
And here's the whole dog, who was working but, well, Iditarod time seems to be a spoiler for disciplined service dogs. What a sweetie this one was, tho'!
Emmitt Peters talking to Rod.
Bonnie and Jim's pace; Hans Gatt dog truck.
Notice the attention being paid by the dogs just in case Sebastian dropped a crumb.
Claudia, Sebastian and Bonnie
Sab's cake, post cutting. He told me the dogs were watching tv when this one was taken in the cabin at Paxson. Rough life these sled dogs have, huh?
Again, rough life these sled dogs live, huh?
Hans sampling the cake and chatting with Bonnie. He later told me that 13 of his 14 Quest dogs were going on the Iditarod with him.