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Recreation

Recreation

Skiing for the Disabled

Riding the chairlift, I marveled at the arcing, carving turns made at high speeds.  The ski swooped back and forth across the hill, leaving the tell tale arc of s turns etched into the snow.  The skill of the skier was evident for all who watched him.   What made this…

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Ski Season Begins Anew

It’s the night before another season begins anew.  I begin the familiar routine.   Skis and poles into the car.  Where’s the boot bag? Behind the tents and packs is the familiar black and purple bag.  I dig my mittens out of the closet, and pack them into the bag along…

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Want to Ski for Free?

Another email from Winter Park Ski Resort.  Why I opened this one, I really don’t know.  But then the contents of the email caught my eye. “Hey Winter Park Pass Holders.  Want to ski for free this winter?  We’re recruiting ski instructors for the winter season, no experience necessary.  Work…

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Mountain Marriage Proposal Goes Wrong

You can’t make this stuff up.  I recently read a story that took place the beginning of this month that caught my eye for its combination of romance and lack of judgment. A young man from Texas decides he wants to give his beloved a marriage proposal she’ll never forget. …

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