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Family Jiminy Peak Massachusetts snowboarding winter

Enjoying the Slopes with my Aunt and Cousin

Warmer weather hit the Berkshires and Chris and I were ready to really enjoy our “weekend” days (Thursday and Friday). Added to the fun, today I got to share the experience with my aunt who also loves snow and mountains. I think a lot of you already follow her, and if not, you should check out h

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Family winter

Snow Shapes

I looked out the window this morning and loved how the snowsicles dripping off the roof lined up with our staircase and neighbor’s porch railings.

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Jiminy Peak snowboarding winter

Starting my Year off Right – On the Slopes Again

According to my Ski Tracks app, January 16 marked my 13th day on the slopes this season. Thank you Jiminy Peak!…We had a feeling we wouldn’t regret getting a place at Jiminy Peak, but we also didn’t realize how great it would actually be.

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winter

A Winter Walk From Dec 21

Who would have imagined this was Winter Solstice Day? It felt like spring. As we walked the dog, we saw a dandelion and a very aggressive little snake 🙂 It was so cute lunging at our toes as if it were a giant. Could you see it? Here’s a more defined image: Star loved her […]

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Family Jiminy Peak winter

A Diverse December

December is a funky month, full of highs and lows. Perhaps for everyone, and certainly for Chris and me. And this year it seemed particularly diverse in emotions. In December I: Celebrated exciting life milestones. Mourned for people no longer breathing in our earthly sphere. Re-learned lessons I should have known and came pretty close […]

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Nature winter

Preparing for Winter

This post is for my friends who live in warmer environments. The image featured is of something we see a lot here in the north. It’s usually metal rods along highways, but this particular picture is a bunch of wood posts at our local beach. Know what it is? It’s a row of markers along […]

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Family Parenting winter

And so it Goes

Today we took Hudi back to college. Christmas break is over, and the gift we had of our children’s presence in our home is now a ribbon of happy memories. Time is marching on, and we are — yet again– in a new stage of life.

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Family winter

Where Did Star Go?

I think she loves snow as much as I do. This was her foray outdoors last night. The snow on the steps reflect what had fallen in the previous six hours. This was the snow level a few hours earlier. And here it is today. So pretty.