Category Archives: Family

Town Hill

Wyoming Part IV, January 27, 2022           Snow King Mountain Early in our trip planning, Ian had to decide if he wanted to go skiing or mushing as both are expensive and would take a full day. But when we … Continue reading

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Vertical Terrain

Wyoming Part III-B, January 26, 2022 Jackson Hole Resort “The best place in the world to ski is where you’re skiing that day.” -Warren Miller Most of our friends know Brinn for the amazing raft guide that he is. While … Continue reading

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Idaho, GTNP, and a Coaster

Wyoming (and Wyoming adjacent) Part II, January 25, 2022 Snow plows roared down Pearl Avenue early Tuesday morning and startled most of us awake earlier than we’d preferred. I decided to luxuriate in my warm sheets for a while before … Continue reading

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Basecamp

Wyoming Part I, January 24, 2022 Jackson Hole Airport to Jackson After two days, four states, and three flights, we finally made it to Wyoming. As we came into the national park, our pilot made a huge turn which brought … Continue reading

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Go West, Young Man!

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.” -Anamika Mishra Last summer, as Bonnie started teaching us about the sport of mushing, she casually mentioned that she would like to go see a good friend of hers race in January. … Continue reading

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Virginia Creeper Trail

Fall colors were just beginning to peak through the leaves that formed a canopy over and around us as we coasted down quickly enough through the chilly air to sting our cheeks while our eyes watered. Some reds and yellows … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Hot Rod Todd

Some of my earliest memories include my mother reading to me from a book of stories that included fairy tales and Greek myths. I can still remember frequently requesting that she reread the same story of Persephone being trapped in … Continue reading

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Pull!

If you read along last time, you’ll remember that Ian now has his furry companion, Balto. We’ve heard repeatedly since Balto’s “gotcha day” that huskies are working dogs and don’t make good pets. Huskies need a job; without one they’ll dig … Continue reading

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Balto

It all started December 25, 2017 when Grandpoppa said “Let’s go to Alaska.” If we hadn’t gone to Alaska, Ian would have never know what he was missing. But we did go to Alaska, and while there, he discovered that … Continue reading

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Back Stacking at Double Trouble

So I did a couple of things Sunday that I haven’t done since my pre-Ian years. The first one was absolutely amazing. For the first time in seven years, I kayaked the Ocoee with my husband. Then we locked our … Continue reading

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