Showing posts from December, 2020

I'm Ski Instructing Now

It's been fun returning to skiing over the past couple of years. Kind of hellish, actually but with persistence and determination after many, many years, I am back on the hill. And I won't ever leave skiing again! Having a ski pass the past couple of years wasn't enough for me -- life was still lacking. I realized recently that I needed to be emerged in mountain culture and ski instructing is the route I decided to take. I found the very best hill to work at where the people I work with are fun and funny -- just how I remember. This week... I finished the reinstatement process of my certification. I spent one day skiing in the rain with a couple of male-appearing humans. As anticipated, they were wearing expensive, nicely coloured Arcterik waterproof jackets. I had set out a very simple goal for this long-awaited day: I wanted to have the ugliest, oldest gear in the class -- then knock them all out with my skiing ability. As an ex-ski racer having grown up in a ski town, I