Mom says her class is enjoying following the Iditarod. They are adding the mileage daily and that is some big adding for second graders. They have read the bios of their musher and found information to report. They are charting progress on a graph and a chart. Mom is reading this book to them:
It is this kind of dog bootie:
Frankly I think mom is spending too much time looking at pictures of other dogs. There is a perfectly wonderful dog for her to look at and even pat and scratch here at home!