It is impossible for me to ignore fresh snow. And so on a weekday I venture out, despite projects and pressing deadlines, clipping on my skis and heading to the Forest Preserve near my home.
Strapping yourself onto two tiny pieces of wood--or one thick one--isn't terrifying enough; that's why daredevils brave cliffs, chutes, and iced-over moguls. These near-vertical runs are within recognized ski areas, proving you can be on-piste yet still out of your mind.
Exuberance, joy, laughter and optimism come naturally when we are young. The experiences of those feelings are forever stored in the reservoirs of memory. Wisdom earned through the trials of time gives us all the more reason to hold in a tight embrace the uplifting and awesome moments as they occur.
I don't see his homework every night, I only hope he's using the washing machine once in awhile and I have to trust that he's eating his vegetables every day.
Girl time refreshes my soul. With ski season in full swing and International Women's Ski Day in the books, now is the time to plan a ski/riding vacation.
Understanding how the ACL tears during skiing is the key to avoiding an injury.
Skiers get hurt for reasons that could be diminished before they ever hit the slopes. If you don't want to "hit" the slopes, follow the advice above and I'll see you smiling, cruising down the mountain.
You've been hired at a resort to live out your dreams of skiing daily or you've saved up enough to convert your truck into a winter-home-on-wheels so you can hit as many ski areas as possible.
There are two types of people in this world: those who ski, and those who don't. But if you fall into the latter camp and have never vacationed at a s...
I was seething. The layers of resentment that hover on a daily basis, waiting for a weak moment, leapt at me. Laundry, lunches, cat litter, pet food, coffee, bills, rehearsal schedules and permission slips.
While the western half of the United States often gets credited with having the country's best ski resorts, the East Coast has no shortage of mountain...
YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...
It's January. Winter is about to hit hard in the wintry regions. But snow in the Caribbean? Nope. For those of us who don't live in a snowy region, we...
When young people lose their lives in sports, it is a bracing slap in the face about why we are involved in sports and a reminder about what is really important (and it's not the results!).
If you stop to think about it, the '80s really were America's heyday.