These shots were taken in 1999. I wish I still had the ladder. The beauty of wood construction. (Click on a photo to view in a separate window. User your browser's Back function to return to this post.) [Update:] While composing this post I stumbled upon a website selling antique ladders here. The variety of … Continue reading Wooden Ladder. (Photos.) They don’t make them like this anymore. (Do they?) (Updated 03/2/2013.)
I received the book STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson as a Christmas gift and inhaled the 600-page tome in a week. It's an easy read, something I always appreciate. I found it intriguing, inspiring, insightful and I highly recommend it. Jobs was the mercurial co-founder and intermittently long-term CEO of Apple Computer, the company that … Continue reading The book STEVE JOBS by Walter Isaacson
10 runs, that is. Skiing. 412 runs this season, so far. 40th ski day (33 days left in season), average 10.3 runs per day. (A ski day for me is actually skiing hard for about 2 1/2 hours, plus a 30-40 minute lunch break many days. OK, I’m a wimp for not skiing 6-8 hours … Continue reading 10 yesterday. (Day 40, skiing, 2010-2011 season)
I "LOVE" skiing, that is. Lest I become the unofficial W(h)ine Czar due to my political obstinance with the current government administration in most of my blogs, I want to share with you what a GRRRR8 winter it has been for skiing this year. I have experienced the best snow conditions I've seen in quite … Continue reading I (heart) SKIING!!