My Secret Ski Weapon

"Wow, you look better on your skis today than you did all last season," my ever-so-charming husband said to me after our first run one day last month. It was an awkward compliment, but I couldn't argue with him. While I did eventually get to a point where I could make it from the top... Continue Reading →

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The Saddest Winter

As I look out my window and watch it rain instead of snow for what seems like the 100th time this winter, it's hard to not feel a little sad. Maybe it seems worse than it really is because I'm comparing it to last year's epically snowy winter instead of a "normal" winter. And maybe... Continue Reading →

For Nana/January Recap

My grandmother politely informed me yesterday that it had been a while since my last post. (My apologies to anyone else out there who cares as much as Nana does.) So this post is mostly for her, and partly to convince myself that even though I felt pretty lazy most of the month, I really... Continue Reading →

Getting back on the horse

Remember that time I was whining about having two rest days in a row a couple of weeks ago? Well, I did it again last week. And then finished the week off with a third  lazy day. And I hated myself for it. As if I need any help making excuses for my behavior (I don't;... Continue Reading →

The obligatory New Year’s post

The trend this year seems to be less focused on "resolutions" and more focused on "reflections." Or that's at least how it seems amongst the blogs I read. Maybe that's how runners, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts roll and I just never noticed until now. Regardless, I like it. Things I'm good at: reflecting. Things... Continue Reading →

Sometimes words aren’t necessary.

We went back to Tim's beloved "Stash" today, and it was a perfect way to kick off the new year. Since my last post was so long, I'll give you a break this time and just let the pictures and video speak for themselves.

My first day in the backcountry

Despite the fact that I hate trudging through the snow in snowboard boots and snowshoes (as you learned last Thursday), I willingly chose to do it again Friday morning. Tim was meeting Doug, Mickey Spades, and Luke at his favorite local place for some backcountry action--a place he affectionately refers to as "The Stash"--and invited me... Continue Reading →

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