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Brace Yourself!

“Let’s go to the Winter Park side!” I yelled. “Ok” Bryon replied. Thirty seconds later, I regretted that decision. The wind blew so hard, I could hardly, it pushed me backwards on the gentle slope.  I pushed my poles into the snow, trying to propel myself forward.  Pellets of snow…

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A Life Cut Short Much Too Soon

“The skier who died in an avalanche this past weekend has been identified as 29-year old Michelle Lindsay.” Most days, as I commute to work, I listen to Colorado Public Radio.  Much of the time, it’s background noise, but occasionally something really perks my ears up. This was one of…

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Wood Stoves

There’s something about a fire that makes a house feel cozy.  Cold and snow outside, the flicker of a flame and warmth that fills up the house.  It’s the ultimate winter scene of living in the mountains. But in truth, it took me awhile to warm (excuse the pun)  up…

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Layering is the Key

The wind blew the snow sideways.  I could hardly see up the hill to where the chairlift unloaded. This was going to be one cold, blustery day. “How are your fingers?  Maybe we should go in and take a break?  The kids are probably getting cold.” My friends from Texas…

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