Susan’s Hit Nose Incident

May 25, 2016

Put together this quick slide show of Susan getting hit in the nose by Simon while we were trying to do selfies. So it’s Henry, Karen, Simon, and Susan sitting on the bench and me taking the pics.

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Picking Up

May 24, 2016

Starting to blog again. I’ve been consolidating my domain names and moving sites to one location under one account. It’s going to end up saving some money. Rather than subscribe to multiple accounts for websites that are actually mine just doesn’t make sense. As I’ve been updating these sites I’m finding renewed interest in writing…

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My Sister Dee’s Visit

Dec 19, 2015
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All Mountain Performance

Oct 24, 2013

I copied a list of topics from possible Rocky Mountain Trainer clinics and inserted them into a previous post. I said they would make great topics to write about and would be most useful to me in the future. So here it goes, first topic is All Mountain Performance. What do I know about AMP?…

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Writing My Own Epitaph

Jun 26, 2013

Long ago at a business meeting, an inspirational speaker talked about solving problems if you don’t like setting goals. Most of the talk is lost to my recollection, but there was a point that has stuck with me over the years. The point was that if you want to live a fulfilling life you should…

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Topic Ideas

Jun 25, 2013

Here I am again trying to write. It would help if I had a focus on what I want to write about.  They say, and I agree, writing can help to iron out feelings, clarity, or expertise on a given topic. In my morning haze between sleep and awakeness I had this thought, why not…

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Cool Description

Jun 15, 2013

I saw this description of what a ski instructor does on Kevin Fay’s LinkedIn resume: Personalized method of instruction/coaching tempered by care and understanding for the needs of clients, our profession and my employer. The lifestyle has provided me with the physical skiing skills needed to be an efficacious demonstrator and a robust lesson producer-…

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Got a New Mac

May 23, 2013

I’m blown away at how this new machine feels. I’ve still got a ways to go in finding things, but I’m sure liking it so far. Sleek and simple. The whole idea is to get my creative juices flowing again. I know from experience that most creatives use a mac to do their work. Secondly…

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Order of Posts

Apr 29, 2013

I’m thinking that one of the reasons I don’t post to my blogs is that I’m ascending and the default view of posts in my blogs is descending. In other words I want to write like a book where the reader starts at my oldest entries and reads toward the newest. A characteristic of blogs…

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Commitment to Write

Apr 27, 2013

It’s always at the back of my mind. I want to write. I read a short article somewhere this morning about the benefits of writing. I know the benefits. Then the article talked about how to make it a habit. I already know how. The answer is to write. Just do it. With so many…

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Lots Happened

Apr 7, 2011

A lot has happened over the winter. I’ve completed my final day of commitment to ski school and there are three days remaining in Monarch’s season. I’ve got lots of pictures, lots of names of students, lots of experiences. I’m sorry I have not kept up with this blog. Seems once I start getting busy…

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Fun With Gunnar

Dec 6, 2010

Got to ski with one of my favorite students, Gunnar, yesterday. As far as his technique goes we’re working on getting him to use his legs more to initiate and steer his turns. He has a tendency to swing his shoulders to get his skis to start turning and so he ends up using primarily…

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