Tag: Skihad

Throughout the month, the snow had been iffy, but that was about to change. The forecast was for 50 inches of powder in Squaw Valley, an 18-podcast drive from Sun Valley that required an overnight stay. Winnemucca, Nevada is not likely to appear in glossy ski magazines. It shouldn’t. It’s not a ski place. It’s […]

In addition to his skills at serializing novels, Charles Dickens is well known for ghostly visitations. Ebenezer Scrooge didn’t invite Jacob Marley or the Spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future to come and visit him, but the results were salutary. Charles, here is your first ever visitation invitation for a lesson on serializing stories. […]

The other day, I wrote a story that introduced the concept of C.E. and B.C.E. to the virus and resulting lockdown. Here’s a quick reminder in case you have overdosed on information, as I have. We think of C.E. and B.C.E. (Common Era and Before the Common Era) as more “inclusive” alternatives to B.C. and […]

This is the fourth or fifth year of retirement skiing. I think I am getting better at it. Not the skiing; the organizing. If I can stay about the same on the skiing as I get older, that is probably not too bad. I don’t know how much the “visual” contributes to skiing, but it […]