Drove to the East Point Sanctuary at Biddeford Pool yesterday to make my daily video diary for Kirsten. It was gorgeous, so I read my book and took some pictures with my iPhone.
Today I took Skye and Hayley to Sunday River. I put Hayley in an all-day snowboarding class at Perfect Turns, while Skye and I rode all over the mountain together. Skye did a run off the Chondola while I got Hayley situated in her class. When I was ready, Skye and I headed over to […]
On Saturday, February 11, 2012, I checked the weather report for Newry, Maine for the following day. It was forecast to be cold. Very cold. Skye and I were planning to go to Sunday River where she would take a ski lesson in the morning and ski with me in the afternoon. With expected temperatures […]
The anticipation for the STS-135 NASA Tweetup had been building since I received my congratulatory email June 10. I had connected with other attendees on Twitter and Facebook, read the resources listed on the wiki, planned the shots I wanted to get and with which camera, sent out a press release and done interviews, arranged […]
It was the last tree of Celestial at Sunday River. I’ve hit trees before and learned they do not move or flex and they are not soft. I’ve also learned that it is important to look where you want to go, not at what you want to avoid, which is probably the natural thing to […]
Yesterday I went snowboarding with Adam. It was a great time (it’s difficult to have a bad day snowboarding, and nearly impossible with such excellent company). It was a Saturday and we had recently had some fresh snow, so Sunday River was pretty busy on the most popular lifts and trails. The weather, while a […]
Today, at age 50, Michael Jackson suffered a fatal heart attack. It’s surprising and a bit sad. I was hoping he’d have a successful comeback. I’ve been a fan of Michael Jackson since I was nine and lived in Palmer, Alaska. I memorized the lyrics to all the songs on the Thriller album (including Vincent […]
Apparently Lily Allen wrote this song to George W. Bush. It could be to lots of people. To small-minded, racist, homophobic, jingoistic, religious, puritanical bigots I, too, say, “Fuck you!”