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The Ultimate Workout

Three steps, lean over, shovel, three steps, dump. Over and over and over again. When you analyze it, shoveling snow is like a lot of other mundane jobs — it’s all about moving stuff. But for as long as I can remember, I’ve loved shoveling snow.  Probably more so now,…

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Feel the Burn

The mind felt willing, the body did not. I’ve written about weight training and exercising to get fit for Fourteeners. The same holds true for skiing down mountains. There are many ways to try and get fit for ski season.  Running, biking, weight training.  You can read magazines. You can…

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Shaken….Not Stirred

“So what did you do for the weekend, Leslie?” asked Yvonne. “We went over to Grand County and cut down a Christmas tree on the National Forest land.” “Oh, that sounds so romantic!  David, you should do that.” she said. “But, I don’t have a tree shaker.  What do you…

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The Cutting of the Tree

“We got up too late.  We’re not going to have enough time.”  This wasn’t going to be as easy as we thought. “It will be ok.  We only need one tree.” I stewed as we continue to drive up the windy, dirt road.  At 3 o’clock, we only had around…

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