Skiing


Treating my anxiety like an injury or illness

Treating my anxiety like an injury or illness

A injury presents an opportunity to pay attention to patterns of motion. To notice activities that cause pain and others that heal and strengthen. It's a wake-up call. Anxiety is somewhat similar.

A snowy Saturday in February (and the kids are growing up)

A snowy Saturday in February (and the kids are growing up)

Photographing my heart's joy and delight, it's what I do. But as my "delights" grow and move to independence, as they have experiences completely apart from me, in such healthy and beautiful ways, I guess I'll content myself with photographing the morning snow.

Christmas Stories: First Day of Skiing

Christmas Stories: First Day of Skiing

Things change over the years. Skiing together is something we've managed to hold on to, though it too has evolved.

Skiing Together

Skiing Together

I cherish this thing we do together, in an age when together interests are hard to cultivate.

Mid-Winter: Skiing

Mid-Winter: Skiing

With each fresh snowfall, Friday morning skiing is an activity I anticipate all week and Sunday is a day to get in as many runs as possible.

The best way to love winter is to live it

The best way to love winter is to live it

I can't imagine not skiing, or going through my week without the outdoors, because winter outdoors energizes me to do winter indoors.

The Study of Skiing (or how I feel about prizes, bribes and grades)

The Study of Skiing (or how I feel about prizes, bribes and grades)

Celebrate the victories in your learning environment, but don't bribe your kids to learn, or study, because knowing the skill, having the knowledge, owning the strength and confidence that comes with that - skiing down the mountain on your own- is the reward.