• Chris is Back on Board 😀

    Chris is Back on Board :D

    And we celebrated by hitting the slopes in June! Better late than never 🙂 Chris has been working impressively and inspirationally hard at regaining mobility and strength since he was injured earlier this year. We thought the snowboard season was lost, and the golf wasn’t looking too hopeful, either. Two of his greatest passions. But […]

  • From Snow Banks to River Banks

    From Snow Banks to River Banks

    One of the many benefits of snowboarding/skiing is meeting incredible new people. If you want. I mean, there are definite times for solitude on the slopes. But sometimes you just wanna be more social. When you ride on days that are less busy (like I do — hitting the morning runs on weekdays), you can […]

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  • 100 Days Slope Celebration

    100 Days Slope Celebration

    It’s always fun when a ski/snowboard resort announces their 100th day of operations. Some resorts used to offer $1 lift tickets on the 100th day. I took advantage of that to try the slopes the first time I ever landed on a board. With inflation, it’s often $10 — still amazing. Our place doesn’t have […]

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  • Snowstorm Fun 2023

    Snowstorm Fun 2023

    The east coast (ice coast). Powder. Those words don’t usually go together, but this week we got it 🙂 A snowboarder’s dream. Can you imagine how our hearts were beating with excitement when we heard the storm was stuck over our location? Yup. That happened. 36 inches to be exact (25.4 mm). Our electric supply […]

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  • Health Issues in March (and mental healing on the slopes)

    Health Issues in March (and mental healing on the slopes)

    I’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging, but it’s because life has been full. When not working, I’ve been playing in the snow. It’s been amazing. Remember my posts on how rough this year has been regarding snowfall in the east? Well, I have to say Jiminy Peak (our home mountain) put up an […]

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  • New Stage of Life

    New Stage of Life

    When I was in college, I was given ads encouraging me to get a credit card. Then I was offered all sorts of bells and whistles to enhance my marriage. Next came the coupons for baby gear. Soon after, it was all about optimizing my career — then retirement incentives. It appears I have now […]

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  • Super Wise?

    Super Wise?

    In the very early 2000s I had all four of my wisdom teeth removed. I remember it clearly since we had to drive about 90 minutes each way to get it done. My kids had earned some free pizza from a reading program they were part of so we decided to hit Pizza Hut on […]

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