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My nightmare on snowshoes

I love to snowshoe in the fields and woods behind my house.

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Photography and me

I've been interesting in photography as long as I can remember. I tried but was a dismal failure at water colors, oil painting, charcoal, pastels, and pen and ink drawings. I knew what I wanted a piece to look like, but I could never make it happen. But photography seems to be something I can do.

I used my mother's very old Kodak Duo Six Twenty camera to take family photos on holidays and vacation trips.

The Nordic season begins

With a solid 18 inches of snow and the much appreciated work of our expert grooming crew, I had my first real skinny skiing session of the season. It was 11 F when I started, and the temperature was on the way down. But the sky was blue, the tracks were great, and the cold weather kept the crowds down.

It is going to be very cold for the next 10 days, so we are off to a good start. Some photos:

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