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How to Catch a Bat

As I read in bed, Bryon came in and got a strange look on his face. “What’s wrong?” I asked him. “I don’t want you to freak out, but there’s a bat right over your head.” I sprang out of bed like I’d been shot out of cannon. Right over…

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Oh my Gawd Road

We were beginning to give up hope. Maybe we were lost. “I see a sign! It says Central City  — keep going.” And with that, Bryon drove the little Mazda hatchback around another switchback. The little red fox darted in front of the car. Other than that, the place seemed…

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Why I Teach Skiing

“Can I ask you something?” my student asked. “Sure! What’s on your mind?” “Are we slow for this type class?” His voice sounded tentative and doubting. “Oh gosh no. Trust me, you are quite typical for beginner ski class. You’re doing all the right things.” In my sixth season working…

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Skijoring with Logan

“Wheeeeee!” As Logan started galloping ahead of me, I couldn’t contain my glee. This was fun! And Logan finally found his wintertime sport. Ever since we first got him as a puppy, we’ve referred to him as “tug dog.” Despite our best efforts to get him to walk properly on…

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