Tag: life

What Is a Hiker Who Can’t Hike?

I’ve been asking myself this question a lot lately. See also: what is a climber who can’t climb? A teacher who gets migraines from overhead lighting? A writer…

Why “Make Every Moment Count” is Terrible Advice

  A few years ago¬†my best¬†friend and I decided to take a vacation together. We had always talked about maybe doing a literary tour of England (because we’re…

Depression is Harder Than Skiing

Those of you who know me know that I am not good at skiing. In fact, it’s only in the last couple of years that I have even…

The Slow Life

I am slow. It doesn’t matter if I’m writing an article or getting ready in the morning or ski touring -no matter how fit or focused I am,…

Do Something New Day: Aquafit

There is no official Do Something New Day, as far as I can tell, so I’m making up my own. It falls on whichever day I decide to…