Winthrop Ski Trip 2013

The beauty of a climate (day/hour) in which the sun is often hidden and the light is flat: I don’t have to squint. I can see more; several muscles in my face can just relax while I take in the view. It even seems to allow deeper breaths and a just a little more calm,…

Westward Sno!

We picked a great year to finally make a trip out to Washington for some cross-country skiing! Steve and I plan to do a rather large ski race in late February, and we hadn’t yet been on our skis. Metro-area Minnesota – at least until today – has been bereft of snow for much of…

feeling feverish

In my email in box yesterday was a note from the Birkebeiner organizers, asking me (and all registrants, I assume) to fill out a form, to give them feedback on the event. It’s great to learn that they appear to be taking steps to make any desired improvements in coming years. For the most part,…

I like pie

Rachael Ray Victim, originally uploaded by arahbahn. I didn’t even intend to, but the crust decoration on my meat pie on Sunday ended up looking a lot like the lovely and fantastic Sun Valley sun logo that I remember from my childhood. I’m so pleased to see that the resort still uses it. So, I’m…