Grateful for Snow Memories

I miss the smell of snow skiing. I know that sounds strange but moist, snow-covered evergreen trees under a sunny sky emit a wonderful aroma nothing like those cardboard pine-scented car fresheners. On your first ride up the lift that fresh smell fills your senses, and you’re off! We gave up snow skiing almost two […]

Are You a Season Clinger?

You know us when you see us. Those of us who can’t quite let go of the season we are losing to fully embrace the one that is coming. Especially when it means letting go of summer to embrace fall or fall to embrace winter. We’re the ones in the grocery store in a turtleneck, […]

A Winter Beach Vacation

This is a classic column just as appropriate this year as the year I wrote it! Recently filed it in The Country Register, too. Come along with me! When I put the topic for this column on a list of topics weeks ago, I expected to be nursing a sunburn as I wrote it. My […]