Whether you call it graduation or commencement, spring is the time when we celebrate milestones reached by our children and young adults. Having recently attended a high school graduation, I found myself thinking about what I would say if ever called upon to inspire group of talented young people. This little bit of daydreaming resulted in […]
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 […]