The Early Bird…

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…gets the fresh corduroy and powdery crud.  We had three, maybe four inches of snow fall from the sky out on the ski hill last Thursday night.  And by 9:30am on Friday, I was on the slopes and flying. Scroll to the bottom for Maximum Excitement.

First run of the morning.  Oh, it was so sweet.  Especially after I got off the summit, where the winds were howling hard enough to push us back into the lift chair…

Then this:  the intermediate rollers for which Mount Snow is famed.  Also, some fresh…powder.  All 2″ of it.

And the mountain’s White Ribbon of Death:  first run to open, last to close.  Not at all deathly on Friday!

And last, but certainly not least…ripping the steeps.  Black diamond run:

 

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About Lori Holder-Webb

I'm a Southern Woman by birth and a Texan Woman by upbringing...and yet I find myself living in New England and married to a New York City boy. Up here we use the same currency as we do at home, and I don't need to travel with a passport, but the commonalities pretty much end there. The language is different, the jokes are different, the people are different, and the weather and terrain sure are different too. I moved away from Texas in 2002, and ever since then, I've been the stranger in the strange land... I've had some questions about the name of the blog - if you were not alive, or living abroad or under a rock, or in grad school during the late 1980s, Oldsmobile attempted to shuck its stodgy image with a series of commercials intended to bring brand appeal to the younger generation: this car, they said, is not your father's Oldsmobile. If you have a morbid curiosity, hit YouTube for William Shatner Oldsmobile...it will take you right there.

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