With the end of ski season, comes mixed emotions. Our bodies are battered and tired. Our hips and knees really could use a break, while our ski coats and pants could use a good wash. Still, our souls could ski forever and the temptation to pack up the car and hit the road can take a deep […]
I saw this infographic back in February. There is some food for thought here. And remember, to paraphrase Humphrey Bogart, “we’ll always have skiing.” Thank goodness!
I’ve come across some shocking statistics recently. The first, as quoted in an article on Snowbrains, cites a study on indoor air pollutants that found average Americans are outdoors only about 7% of the time. A full 87% is spent indoors, with an additional 6% spent in cars. When you work this out in days, […]
I’m a new yoga convert: I’m obnoxious. I’m proselytizing. I’m spreading the word. I’m trolling for other yoga converts. Most of all though, I’m all about incorporating yoga into my ski season conditioning. Why Yoga? For years I’ve avoided yoga. While many of my friends embraced a consistent yoga practice, I did not. I found yoga intimidating. I didn’t […]
Anniversaries are usually a time to celebrate. We had a lot to celebrate in 2015 as one son turned 16, my husband and I achieved milestone birthdays, and we celebrated a landmark anniversary. 2016 has been a bit different, also full of anniversaries, but not anniversaries I’m particularly inclined to celebrate. March 24, 2016 was the first anniversary […]