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Partners at Brainard Lake

It all started with my co-worker popping by my office. “What are you doing this Saturday?” he asked. “Probably working, you know I work from home on Saturdays.” “Maybe you could take a couple of hours off?  I have an idea for an outreach event at Brainard Lake.” I knew…

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Living in the Country…

Living in the country during a public health emergency can be a good thing. Just ask our friends in Chicago. My husband got an email from his good friend, saying they are already stockpiling food at their condo.  Enough to feed them for several weeks.  They’re making plans to avoid…

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The Challenger Challenge

Getting off the chairlift, I felt stiff.  My legs felt stiff and my back didn’t seem as flexible. “We’ve got time for maybe 3-4 more trails.  What haven’t we done yet?” I asked Bryon. “Needle’s Eye, Phantom Bridge, Freeride?” “I don’t think we did Boiler yet either.” “Ok, Boiler it…

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Breaking With Tradition

Tradition.  Merriam-Webster defines tradition as “an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior. Traditions can be good. They give people something to look forward to.  Families have traditions around holidays, birthdays and special times. “We always go to the family cabin at the lake every Christmas!” Something…

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