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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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Breaking With Tradition

Tradition.  Merriam-Webster defines tradition as “an inherited, established, or customary pattern of thought, action, or behavior. Traditions can be good. They give people something to look forward to.  Families have traditions around holidays, birthdays and special times. “We always go to the family cabin at the lake every Christmas!” Something…

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Atmospheric Rivers

So this is what a river of snow feels like. I’d read the forecast the night before.  How more than three feet of snow could fall in the mountains over the next 24 hours. But like any snow lover, I felt skeptical. However, as we rose in the dark hours…

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