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Living in a Winter Wonderland

December 21, 2018

We slept in after our late arrival but did get up and going in time to spend the afternoon out on the slopes, which were noticeably whiter than when we’d left.



Today, my happy place was high on the mountain, where the snow hadn’t melted and refrozen as it had at the lowest elevations.

Happy Karen


After we skied, we did the less fun activity of shoveling the decks. For me, that turned into a bit of snowshoeing in the yard, as I knocked off one of the caps on the posts on the deck railing while removing the snow that had piled up on it, then later knocked off the base for the cap when I was throwing shovels of snow over the railing to clear the deck. I first tried just climbing up the snow pile to get the displaced pieces, but sunk in up to my knee, so snow shoes it was.

Snowshoeing in the yard

I hope to get out and do some snowshoeing not in my yard soon, but if it keeps snowing, it’s going to be hard to skip skiing.


On this date in 2017: Fall Road Trip, Part the Third and
Throwback Thursday: 1978-ish
2016: Why the Waffles?
2015: It’s Beginning to Look a Little Like Christmas
2014: Hair Clippings
2013: WDW Day 5: Magic Kingdom and the Studios
2012: On Being An Hourglass
2011: On Being a Negative Force
2010: With Attribution
2009: Better to Light a Candle
2008: Procrastination
2007: My Most Memorable Day & One Picnicker, All Alone
2006: Four Days in Utah
2005: Winter Count—August
2004: Back When It Was Warm
2003: Not According to Plan
2002: Missing

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