With COVID-19, this ski season has been all kinds of weird, but that hasn't stopped me from craving the thrill of it. Click for photos!
When a Basketball Jones Strikes and Teaches Me a Lesson
When I got a basketball Jones and went outside to play, I realized a couple of things about the Cheech and Chong song and myself.
Faves for Wordless Wednesday!
Winter can be magical. The snow becomes a blank canvas for shadows and patterns. I enjoyed contributing to the texture last weekend at Breckenridge Ski Resort. Here are my faves for almost Wordless Wednesday. Beyond Bowl enticed me. See the untracked snow beyond? Could I to stay high enough to make fresh tracks? I could... Continue Reading →
Tournament Challenge Time!
A few years ago, blogger Nathan Bransford invited his readers to compete in March Madness. Not wanting to be left out, I entered the ESPN Tournament Challenge. By the time I found it online, I only had a few minutes until the brackets froze. I skimmed the blurbs for each team and made a very uneducated guess.... Continue Reading →
I'm the queen of embarrassing injuries. Four of them hit me in a row last year, defying the bad luck comes in threes superstition. Calf tears, hamstring pulls, and several ankle sprains as a tennis player should have taught me what to do when injured. Yep, but I can be the queen of major mistakes too.... Continue Reading →
Fun K2 Skis and Dalbello Boots, Where I Assume a Life Lesson
Skiing with brand new and super fun K2 skis and Dalbello boots should have been a most excellent experience this weekend. Instead, I left the mountain with my tail between my legs. Remember that old adage about a specific life lesson? Never assume since it makes an ass of u and me. Yep. Mistakes were... Continue Reading →
Fake Summer is Killing Me
As much as I love summer, its fake relative is killing me this weekend. You know what I'm talking about; the stretch of a couple gorgeous days in spring that beckon us outdoors to engage in summer activities after a long winter of hibernation Yeah, that. It's supposed to reach 80 degrees today. My body... Continue Reading →
Skiing Heavenly is Pretty Much, Heavenly!
Where do Colorado skiers and boarders go on spring vacation? To ski and ride Heavenly Ski Resort at Lake Tahoe of course. We soon found out why it was aptly named, Heavenly. We found it most heavenly. Come along on my surreal photo journey. Situated in South Lake Tahoe on the Nevada and California border there... Continue Reading →
How to Avoid Major Failure
Have you ever engaged in a difficult activity and lost focus when distracted by someone much better. Then you failed in a major way? I have. Many times when attempting to fulfill a goal and while ice skating. Failure happens when we attempt to reach a super tough goal but focus our attention on something... Continue Reading →
How to Paddleboard and What I Learned
The first time I saw paddleboarders, they reminded me of the Venice gondoliers without the striped shirts and skinny, long canoes. Then I learned it builds core, leg, and upper body strength. I'm all about exercising while outdoors. Being landlocked in Colorado, adopting a new water sport intrigued me so I reserved a paddleboard. I... Continue Reading →