|We took the long way 'round.|
Next we loaded back up and headed down Highway 51 to Minocqua, WI. Sandy signed herself up for the inaugural Wolf Tracks Rendezvous ski marathon this past fall when she was talking smart about skiing. Arly was wise enough to pass! Anyway, it was a good excuse for all of us to get out of town and see our good friend Bob.
|Me 'n Bob. Where's Buddy??|
It was so fun to see Coach Bob again! Except now he has a pet puma who he calls "Buddy". Some Buddy! He was hissing and growling at me all weekend. I couldn't get a moment of relaxation! He was a REAL tough cookie for a little black kitten without any claws.
Saturday morning we all headed over to Minocqua Winter Park ski area to drop Sandy off at the race.
|Heading to the start line.|
|38 degrees is way too warm for a trail dog!|
After our excursion, we headed back to the Panther Lair and Bob treated the pack to his fine grilling techniques with the most tasty steaks and baked potatoes ever. They even had shortcakes with hand-picked wild berries! I can't believe I didn't get any....
|Ooh...this one has lots of power.|
So today we packed back up to head home. On the way, Arly spotted a potential new towing machine for use on the ski trails: