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Skiing

Finding Confidence on the Ski Slopes

Do you have an activity that makes you feel alive and reminds you how to be comfortable in your own skin? That is how I feel about skiing.   After two years away from the snow – it took a global pandemic and its lockdowns to keep me away) – I had nearly forgotten the feeling […]

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Ski Trip 2022, Part 1: Colorado

What activity always brings your family together?  For mine, it is skiing.  Regardless of our varying abilities, we all enjoy the mountains, find places to ski together and have fun talking about our day later.  Skiing with my family has been a constant throughout my life, which is why it was an obvious activity to […]

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Adventures with Aster

Settling In: Life With Aster

I’m very happy to report that after a few months of Aster living with us, life around the Altitude to Adelaide household has settled, more or less, into a routine and Aster is turning into a very good girl.   Four Months Old May was an interesting month with some ups and downs. We went to […]

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Camping With a Puppy

Yes! It is possible to find adventure and camp with a puppy in your life.  It just requires a little bit of extra preparation, a sensible approach, and a dog-friendly setting.  June long weekend, we took five-month-old Aster on her first camping trip.  As first-time puppy parents we were optimistic about the trip because Aster […]

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Adventures with Aster the Bernese Mountain Dog

If I’m being honest, I am pretty exhausted. I am happy, in love, surprised, excited, feeling accomplished, feeling like a failure, full of awe, grateful, and tired. So…very…tired. A bit of a catchup It’s amazing how much can change in a few weeks, or even a few months. Last year was full of disappointment: COVID-19 […]