“Emphasize the Responsibility Code. If more people truly knew the Code and followed it, we wouldn’t have very much to do,” explained Becky, a local ski patroller. She and I were discussing skiing safety. I figured she would mention the Code, but I also expected something else, maybe slow down at intersections, wear a helmet, […]
During their first year of marriage, Kim and John Kircher had to face the unfaceable. Diagnosed with a rare form of bile duct cancer, John needed a liver transplant. When the doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota laid out the facts, they made it clear that John didn’t have time to wait for […]
How many times, in the course of growing up, are we told by our mothers, our fathers, our teachers and various adults in our lives, “Never judge a book by its cover.” As far as adages go, this one is universal. As a mom with children of my own, I know I’ve said it to […]
Long winter nights are perfect for snuggling up with a good book. For us skiers, what could be better than skiing by day and reading about skiing by night? Here are two new books I’ve found this fall, both of them mysteries, by Ski Diva Wendy Clinch.