Monday, April 13, 2009

Spring is in the Air



I know... its been a long time since I posted.. So much has happened and yet the important things carry on.

This past weekend I went skiing for the first time all year. What could have been more important these last three months of winter than to experience life on the ski hill -where the scenery buoys you, the cold air refreshes you and that wipe out that you recover from reminds you that there is a lot of living yet .

I aways think that when you drive home from skiing that there ought to have been at least one moment that you were scared or that you thought..why the hell did I come down here. I always want that twinge of fear. I don't always want pain..or the "where did my ski go"

Its all about living.. enjoying life.. I have been committing myself to exercise, driving to do less work for work. Yes...I turned 50... it has been cathartic. Getting ready for the next half century- what do I need to enjoy as much of it as possible... health, money, friends.

so that's the plan

3 Comments:

At 5:01 AM, Blogger traveler one said...

That's a great photo of you!!

(I still haven't accepted the idea of another haf century as being possible... sigh...)

 
At 5:12 AM, Blogger hockeyman said...

yes.. good photo's are so rare..

it is incrediblely hard to get over this 50 thing... How can I be this old? I don't feel old- its weird really-- I am just recently maturing..

 
At 7:04 PM, Blogger West Coast Woman said...

The older I get, the more I appreciate the saying that "youth is wasted on the young"!

 

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