I spent the morning with two friends, one of whom was learning to snowboard. We settled into the green runs and I practiced some of the tips I had received yesterday.
Dorky as it sounds, I developed little mantras so that I wouldn't be so scared. Thankfully no one got too close, because I was muttering them under my breath like a crazy person. Read More
On the drive up to Taos, I told Chase my plan to hang out in the lodge the whole weekend instead of skiing. This trip terrified me; how did people find skiing fun? I had good reason to be afraid. On a middle school "ski" trip, my biggest accomplishment was making a snow angel and then downing hot chocolate. Two years ago, I was invited to ski with some friends, and got injured early on the first day. I spent New Years Eve in the emergency room. I had barely even made it down a run in the Midwest, so how was I going to survive a western mountain?! Read More