Tag Archives: life

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 … Continue reading

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Skiing Again: An Adaptive Skier’s Return to the Slopes

From the BSM: In December 2012, I reviewed Judy Johnson Berna’s book, Just One Foot. I didn’t realize it then, but Judy had been away from skiing for a few years.  This past season, she got back on snow. The challenge … Continue reading

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Just One Gift? (Happy Holidays and Book Review)

If you could choose just one gift this holiday season — one gift for yourself — what would you choose? While a quick and easy answer might be new skis or boots or perhaps a season pass to everywhere, I … Continue reading

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Here’s to Marge: Seventy-One Miles and Seventy-One Years Strong

How will you celebrate your 71st birthday? Last week, my friend Marge Gunderson celebrated in style. She invited her friends to join her on a 71 mile road bike ride: Seventy-one years. Seventy-one miles. Last year, her birthday ride was … Continue reading

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How To Start A Blog In Ten Easy Steps

Today marks the one year anniversary of The Brave Ski Mom blog. In honor of this momentous occasion (at least it’s momentous for me), here’s my 10-step process for how to start a blog. 1. Have an idea. Try to … Continue reading

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