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    Touring Mackinac Island

    August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I highly recommend touring Mackinac Island. It is a family fun trip that is not too expensive and in this review I share with you my impressions and tips when visiting [...]
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    Did you get to hear any of the Fare Thee Well tour? I did and the following kept coming to mind as I was listening to the bit I did hear live and while I was listening to the [...]
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    Kronos Quartet Concert Review

    May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

    On the whole I enjoyed the performance very much and would not hesitate to recommend you going to see the Kronos Quartet when the opportunity presents itself and I would certainly not hesitate to see them again.Bravo Kronos Quartet! [...]
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    Off Ski Season Activities

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    What do you do when it is off ski season? As I have noted, my ski season is truly over. When it is my toes working the hardest when skiing things are truly over. You know [...]
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    It’s All Over Ski Brule

    April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

    I took maybe another five runs and skied down Big Bear and with a heavy sigh retreated into the lodge to call it a year. [...]

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    Ski Map Art

    December 3, 2014 // 12 Comments

    Ski Trail Maps at an Undisclosed Location Do you obtain and save your ski trail maps and use them as ski map art? Ski map art is a fairly standard business, most large [...]
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    Ski Rental Experience

    February 27, 2012 // 12 Comments

    Wow! I had to rent skis this weekend, and am glad I did! I got off of the lift on the first run, and laid into them to turn and all of a sudden SWING! Those skis turned [...]
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    Beer Après Ski

    January 24, 2014 // 9 Comments

    Some of my Favorite Winter Beers Recently, I wrote about the connection of between snowsports and booze. Some dispute the connection is strong or chases customers away but [...]
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    Windy City Ski and Snowboard

    October 21, 2014 // 9 Comments

    The Windy City Ski and Snowboard Show of 2014 is being held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. Believe it or not, this will be my first ski and [...]
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    Same Old Story — Paul Bunyan Ski Area

    March 2, 2010 // 8 Comments

    I was riding up this weekend and as is usual I invite others to ride along. I am more concerned about wasting an opportunity to have a good conversation or network with [...]


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    Resurrecting a Ski Resort

    April 14, 2010 // 5 Comments

    Over at the Michigan Ski Report on the Fall Line Blog Jason notes: As an individual that grew up skiing in Northern Michigan, including Sugar Loaf, I have been considering a [...]
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    Sony A55 — One Defect

    July 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

    Exposure Fault The Sony A55 Sweep Defect The image to the right is a snippet from a full sized panorama image taken from my Sony A55, notice a problem? In an earlier post I [...]
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    Ski Comedy

    April 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

    John Pinette had a Ski Comedy Routine I have asked about music with a skiing theme and this evening ski comedy came to mind in a similar way. What got me thinking of this was [...]
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    That Doesn’t Look So Bad

    February 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

    For Beginnners When watching Alpine ski coverage TV, doesn’t it always appear the athletes are skiing on the flats? What is up with that? One of the things I have [...]
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    Trivial Pursuits

    December 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

    The Wisconsin Skier takes snow sports seriously. However, one must realize as serious as it is, it is still a trivial pursuit mostly an activity to satisfy the adrenaline [...]


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