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Up A Creek

February 29, 2012

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No paddle, don’t need one; I’ve got my skis. Checking out the Juneau Nordic Ski Club Trail Condition Forum yesterday before heading out to the Mendenhall Valley revealed that one of the volunteer track-setters was planning on heading out to set a track at Montana Creek. Eager to check out that trail, I made a […]

It’s Your Birthday!

February 28, 2012

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One of my sisters is marking the anniversary of her birth today. She is tiny and tough with a will to conquer any obstacle and determination to reach any goal she has set her sights on. If she were closer I would make her a nice dinner with wine pairings. As it is, the lives […]

Said Location

February 27, 2012

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Juneau has gotten a lot of snow in the past couple of days, even at sea level. Today has been a day of obligations that have kept me from getting out in it. Getting on my skis usually provides a means of clearing my head and making room for thoughts to flow around. Without that […]

The Morning After

February 26, 2012

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Earlier this winter Linda Wertheimer hosted Martha Stewart on NPR to promote her new book, Martha’s Entertaining, A Year of Celebrations. I was very enamored with a section of the book that was discussed; the Burgundy Dinner. Apparently Martha bought an estate that had a cellar full of Burgundy wines that had some age on […]

Cold Day, Spicy Salad, Warm Hearts

February 25, 2012

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It is another clear and cold day in Juneau. The sun is streaming through the windows and it feels wonderful. My daughter and I are going to head up to the mountain as soon as this post goes live. We are expecting company tonight and my husband will be cooking the bulk of the food, […]

Dynamic Flow

February 24, 2012

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Today’s discoveries and re-discoveries: The White Stripes set a great tempo for classical skiing Double-poling is the reverse action of pulling in nets Dry snow sometimes falls in Juneau It was a good day on the mountain-cold, dry, and sunny. Sunny! In a previous life I was involved in theatre and a movement teacher I […]

So Good, It’ll Make You Weep

February 23, 2012

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How often do we encounter this in our lives and do you question it when the feeling sweeps over you? “Hmmm, must not have gotten enough sleep last night,” or “Are my hormones out of whack?” I know that I have had some genuine moments that cannot be attributed to these reasons. Music, when just […]

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