Skiing Pats Peak

February 6, 2014 in North America, Travelogue, United States

I skied with my children two days this week. It was one of those surreal, later years parenting moments in which my mental frame flickers between decades. I listen to […]

Skiing Mt. Ruapehu: Science, speed-dating, the spectrum & scent memories

July 29, 2013 in New Zealand, Oceania, Travelogue

Two of the young people pointed out the same thing to me on separate rides up the lift: ‚ÄúThere are no trees… remember how we always did our trees on […]

Skiing Turoa: Of mountains and misadventures

July 28, 2013 in New Zealand, Oceania, Travelogue

The first sounds I heard this morning were a dog barking in the distance and a little girl giggling in the room above us. She was hanging off of the […]