Exercise muscles, not emotions….

Two weeks into January, 2021. So, my friends, I find myself here exactly one year later, so much for good intentions. When I began a WordPress page I had lofty intentions of writing often, in a candid manner, about things that both delight and dismay me. That was out in the Wayback Machine - 2013 … Continue reading Exercise muscles, not emotions….

Will 2020 bring a clarity of vision?

We can hope so! But at what point does proactive vision and hope fail? Just what kind of vision does our world need now? I'm not much for New Year's resolutions, but it is nice to have a quiet afternoon to contemplate some questions such as this, some of the struggle of this past year, … Continue reading Will 2020 bring a clarity of vision?

Safe Returns – April 20th 2017

Even before I opened one bleary eye at dawn this morning, I heard him.  - "Eeee - oh-layyy! bup bup -.....Layoieeee! ....bup bup EEEoh layyy, ...Leee ohieeEEE!" Nothing means spring has arrived as much as the call of the wood thrush.  Even though every morning now brings a welcome song that means an old friend has arrived back home.  It was … Continue reading Safe Returns – April 20th 2017

Waaaahh! …it’s over!

The 20th Annual Snowflea Telefest has been, and gone - yet we are still basking in the great bounty...of friendships, food, music, laughter, and the deep contented tiredness that comes from the physical challenge of donning a largesse of gear to co-exist with the elements of nature. Kudos to all the happy, stalwart and impervious … Continue reading Waaaahh! …it’s over!

2016 – 30 years!?

Oooomph!! That's a hard thing to believe! 30 years since this little guy showed up in our long winter's night dreams, and helped us embark on this interesting venture. And ... "what a long strange trip it has been"! As Enn and I head into our 30th year as keen ambassadors for back country telemark skiing - (all right, it's … Continue reading 2016 – 30 years!?

Countdown to Snowflea Telefest 2015! February 20-22

Our Winter of Contentment = A Snow Day, Everyday! 🙂 Hello Lodge-Blog! It's been SO long since I've stopped by to have a cup of tea with you, I was very happy to see you still sitting here, patiently waiting for a Bellevue update. What a loyal little blog you are! It's been a beautiful winter for back-country skiing … Continue reading Countdown to Snowflea Telefest 2015! February 20-22