Finally…our first snowfall here in Boise. This picture isn’t Idaho…but I like it anyway. It proves that dreams do come true (even if you’re not at Disneyland). This was a snowstorm in Las Vegas, Nevada (probably one of two times it snowed there as I grew up).
What I remember is that we made snowballs and put them in the freezer because we thought it would be awesome to have a snowball fight in the summer when it was 110 degrees outside. Continue reading
Let it snow ALREADY! It’s January and there is no white! That was okay when I lived in Nevada, but I’m in Idaho, for Pete’s sake. I’d like to go x-country skiing and make a snowman…and Ginger wants to eat it!
Never would I have thought I’d be wishing for snow as an adult. Snow makes driving a white knuckle experience, but I’d sacrifice and put up with that if the snow would just start doing its job. January is weird without white! Continue reading
I love cross country skiing for 3 reasons:
1: It’s fun to explore a white wonderland
2: I love the quiet peace and solace, and
3: It’s incredible exercise
But there is a danger to every outdoor sport…and bears are the #1 threat to America (I heard that on the Colbert show). And when you x-country ski, you are in the mountains where bears are known to live. But I’ve never seen them yet, so read on! I promise not to frighten you…TOO MUCH. Continue reading