foiled and frustrated

A quick update from Utah: Firstly, this trip has been the pits. Lots of arguments with my mom, a lot of bruised egos. Yes, there have been positive moments, but for the remainder of the trip I'm biting my tongue so I don't fan the flames that ignite when we…

zion’s land

Back in Utah this week, partly for a visit to my mom, partly for a reunion-cum-retirement-party for my ski coach and mentor, Olle Larsson. This weekend will be the fun time - skiing, hanging out with old friends, getting to spend some time in Park City - but right now…

easter skiing in utah

I spent a lovely Easter weekend out in Utah, visiting my mom and skiing the Wasatch. It was fun to ski back in the hills where I learned the sport - and this year was especially great, as the snowfall in Utah has been record-setting this year. So I brought…

give ’em hell, tony!

I learned today that one of my favorite high school teachers, Tony Larimer, is battling lung cancer. He's currently in hospital back in Utah, trying to overcome a bout with pneumonia. Tony always loomed large to me. He is one of my most vivid memories of my time at Rowland…
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