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One final ski day

Driving over Berthoud Pass, I stare at the trees and peaks blanketed in white.  Feeling a little giddy, like a kid going to their first day of school, I look forward to one final day of schussing down the slopes.  Had it not been for the intervention of Mother Nature’s…

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Skimming the pond

Note:  I apologize to my friends and acquaintances, who read the blog regularly, for my absence the last several days.  My laptop computer completely crashed, and fried the motherboard.  It’s still at the computer repair as I type, and I am borrowing one to write this post. As we walked…

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The year of little snow

With a whimper, ski season comes to an end.  During the last seven years living on the Front Range here in Colorado, we’ve had some memorable April ski days.  In fact, I can remember skiing the closing day at Winter Park several years ago during a snowy, powder day. But…

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Traffic

Like many other commuters around the country on a Wednesday morning at 7 a.m., I found myself sitting in a traffic jam on an interstate highway.  Unlike the rest of you, I am thoroughly baffled by this occurrence.  Why am I sitting in a traffic jam on westbound I-70 near…

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