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Why I Teach Skiing

“Can I ask you something?” my student asked. “Sure! What’s on your mind?” “Are we slow for this type class?” His voice sounded tentative and doubting. “Oh gosh no. Trust me, you are quite typical for beginner ski class. You’re doing all the right things.” In my sixth season working…

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Skijoring with Logan

“Wheeeeee!” As Logan started galloping ahead of me, I couldn’t contain my glee. This was fun! And Logan finally found his wintertime sport. Ever since we first got him as a puppy, we’ve referred to him as “tug dog.” Despite our best efforts to get him to walk properly on…

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A Wild Crane Chase

Where were the cranes? After driving four and a half hours, with the anticipation building, there weren’t here. Just a few ducks and a rogue goose. This was fast turning into a wild crane chase. It all started last week while listening to Colorado Public Radio. One of reasons I…

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Ghost Forests

Black against white. An azure blue sky above. And silent, oh so silent. When I first moved out west, I became familiar with alpine forests. Always attracted to wilderness and national parks, I started weekend sojourns to Yosemite National Park. The park teemed with activity during summers, with thousands of…

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