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Meet Heather Burke: (Brave) Ski Mom and Luxury Ski Writer

I’ve never skied with Heather Burke, New England based ski journalist, the founder, with her husband Greg Burke, of LuxurySkiTrips.com and FamilySkiTrips.com. But I'd like to. The mother of a grown son and daughter, Heather, like many of us, is passionate about family skiing. And, judging from the photos on her website, Heather can rip. Not only in her home region of New … [Read More...]

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Paddling Pleasures: Getting Out In Minnesota

Minnesotans are an active bunch. Despite living in state known for ridiculously cold winters, these hardy folk spend their winters outdoors: skiing, skating, sledding and, of course, ice fishing. When summer comes, they stay outside, delighting in mostly … [Read More...]

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On Wisdom, Age and Family

While I certainly don’t consider myself stupid or naïve, I would never say that I'm wise. Wisdom is something I associate with ancient Greek philosophers and cartoon owls. It’s such a high and unattainable attribute that I never really even think about … [Read More...]

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And I Thought It Was Just A Fashion Show

A guest post from Cassie Harnett, Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont (Note from the BSM: I met Cassie when I was at the North American Snowsports Journalists Association Annual Meeting in Killington, Vermont this winter. A communications major, … [Read More...]

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Spring Cleaning, Ski Style

Cleaning is never high on my list of priorities, but I do like to be organized and even more, I like to be prepared when ski season rolls back around in 6 months. So after the last turns have been made, the last used hand warmers thrown away and the last … [Read More...]