All posts tagged “ski

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Change, somewhere else

I went snowboarding today. As always it was a lot of fun. If only Toronto had mountains. Here is a Canadian video about snowboarding from 1985 that, I think, does an excellent job demonstrating how resistant to change we humans can sometimes be. The video… Read More

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That’s a wrap

Jackson Hole never disappoints.  The valley is this wonderful combination of cowboy town, expansive flat plains, wildlife, snowcapped mountains, challenging skiing and snowboarding, ‘mountain modern’ architecture, and twangy accents. One of the highlights of the trip was discovering a hot spring along the side of the… Read More

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9th annual

Delta: “Final destination today?” Me: “Jackson.” Delta: “Ooohh, everyone is going to Jackson today!” Me: “That’s because they’ve been getting a lot of snow.” It’s that time of year again. I’m at the airport right now about to leave for my annual retreat to the mountains. … Read More

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Follow the sun and sprawl

The U.S. Census Bureau recently released it’s 2016 city and town population estimates. The press release can be found here. The headline isn’t a new one. Southern cities continue to grow quickly. This is not a new trend. Humans seem to like warm weather and… Read More