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... to my mouth". Still blank. After all that she informs me they've sold out of beanies as it's been a long winter.
The drive to North Conway in the White Mountains continued and we arrived in enough time to explore the surrounding countryside. It's a snow skiing region with slopes everywhere. Sioux had heard of a place called Jackson about 15 miles away so off we went. I started to sing the song 'I'm Going Down to Jackson' but the words came out to the tune ...
... off the mountain! Now this requires a little bit of a back story. When you reach the age of 90 and you go skiing, there are a few perks -- one of them is you get to ski for free. With our program, one morning-only lift ticket is included, so we basically ski from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., and you can upgrade your ticket to a full-day ticket for $15 per day. At Sunday River, most of the lift operators are pretty relaxed about checking tickets, and we skied until about ...
Day two was a little bit like day one, and I have no problem with that.
It was another early start to the day, however this morning came with a few more aches and fatigue than yesterday. No matter, we were determined to be the first on the lift and get first tracks.
We ate our breakfast quicker than usual to get to mountain as fast as possible. We thought the first chair was at 8:00 a.m., so ...
... quality time together doing something we both love and enjoy, we get to do it with a great group of individuals who also share our passion.
Now, it doesn't stop with skiing on the mountain. Just today, we have gone skiing for about four hours, hit the weights in the gym, enjoyed the outdoor pool, and took a breather in the sauna (all of which are on the grounds of the Bethel Inn).
More to come tomorrow, but for ...
I was on the deck and in the front of the house, which faces directly north, until well after midnight - hoping to see the aurora - but it was not to be - as I gazed upward, the so very bright moon lit up the sky, creating shadows around the house and clearly wanting to be the center of attention for this evening. I fell asleep with images of the aurora on the screen of my mind!