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Family sabbatical

Lazy Days of June

Highlights during the past few weeks: The final patch of snow melted June 6, and I got to see the change. Summer activities are going to happen, and I get to see the prep for the June 27th opening of resort activities. My friend Gail visited. We walked and talked and enjoyed being the first […]

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Family

Floored

We just put in a new floor. We meaning Chris did. And I cheered him on. My man who does everything. Naming this post was tricky. Should I call it Grounded? This was a project we had planned to do in August after we traveled around the world during my sabbatical (more on that in […]

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Friends

The Incredible Timing of Time With Friends

Looking over the past few years, today would have been the last day on the slopes for us this season. I’m wearing the shirt I generally wear while snowboarding in honor of the day, but in reality we’ve been off the slopes for almost a month now thanks to our stay-at-home status in New York […]

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Family

Wise Words From my Son

If you surprise your board, it’ll surprise you… CJ Pollock That was the response after some messaging with my kids about a fall I took on the trail yesterday. It was totally my fault. As I said to them – I was going fast toe-side and decided at the last minute to take another trail. […]

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Family

A Birthday to Remember

Two funny things happened the week of my birthday. Not funny like ha ha, but funny in ironic timing. My birthday was the lucky Friday, December 13.

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Jiminy Peak thankful

Visual Treats from Nature

This is one of my all-time favorite pics I have taken so far at Jiminy Peak. It was taken last season, and each time I have viewed it over the year, I feel peace seep through my soul. And my lungs feel clearer.

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thankful

A Shot of Happiness

This past year I got a lovely gift. It was a shot glass from Deer Valley, and it was made of my favorite colors — my wedding colors 🙂 Red and black. It meant a lot to me that my tight-wad family members knew this was a treat for me. I have a tradition which […]

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thankful

Hikes with Family and Friends

Hikes are great. Friends are great. Family are great. Put them together? Perfection!