accidents · broken bones · humor · Lake Tahoe · skiing · snow · snow skiing

Ain’t Snow Wonderful?

With all the snowfalls in the past few weeks, people are talking fondly about going skiing. But me? I just shudder with dread at the thought. You see, my last experience on the slopes was memorable—exciting and memorable. It was Christmas Eve, on the slopes overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe, my first trip down the mountain,… Continue reading Ain’t Snow Wonderful?

accidents · aging · crutches · humor · memories · musings · skiing · weather · winter

Crutches Aren’t For Everyone.

Friends were recently talking about their eagerness for winter so they could go skiing, hitting the slopes with fresh snow and plowing through virgin powder. I just shuddered. You see, my last experience on the slopes was memorable—unpleasant, but memorable. It was Christmas Eve, my first trip down the mountain, feeling invincible with fresh snow… Continue reading Crutches Aren’t For Everyone.