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Yukon Quest 2019 – Day 13

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Sled DogThe last day of racing. The finish line has been moved because of overflow on the river.

At 10PM CST the Live Tracker isn’t updating, but I think Misha Wiljes has finished. There is a reference to Hendrik Stachnau being penalized 8 hours for something, but I can’t find out what. He was already set to be the Red Lantern, but the penalty makes it doubly so.

The Current Standings at 3:00AM CST (Midnight AKST):

Finished At Fairbanks
1 Brent Sass (3)
2 Hans Gatt (2)
3 Allen Moore (26)
4 Michelle Phillips (8)
5 Matt Hall (7)
6 Paige Drobny (23)
7 Torsten Kohnert (5)
8 Denis Tremblay (1)
9 Jessie Royer (18)
10 Nathaniel Hamlyn (11)
11 Ryne Olson (21)
12 Cody Strathe (28)
13 Brian Wilmshurst (16)
14 Martin Apayauq Reitan (10)R
15 Dave Dalton (12)
16 Deke Naaktgeboren (25)R
17 Jason Biasetti (27)R
18 Andrew Pace (19)
19 Rob Cooke (30)
20 Curt Perano (29)
21 Remy Leduc (4)R
22 Laura Allaway (24)R
23 Isabelle Travadon (9)R
24 Jim Lanier (13)R
25 Chase Tingle (22)R
26 Misha Wiljes (17)
27 Hendrik Stachnau (20)RΦ
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February 14, 2019   11 Comments

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HeartWhy are you being hustled by street vendors to buy sad and drooping former roses, vegetative matter that missed the cut for bouquets, or were too late to the hospital?

Blame Esther A. Howland (1828 – 1904) of Worcester, Massachusetts. Her guilt is writ large by the Greeting Card Association’s Esther Howland Award for a Greeting Card Visionary. She imported the concept to the US from Britain to bolster her father’s stationery store in 1847.

Of course, it wasn’t long before the stationers had infiltrated school boards and imposed the now mandatory exchange in the classroom to push the low end product of Asian children and prisoners.
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February 14, 2019   4 Comments