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Travel Blogs from Elkins
... Tina had married Fred and was to stay in the Land of the Free.
We had caught up with them seven years ago. At that stage they were living in Wading River New Jersey. Fred, now retired, had purchased seventy five acres in Buckhannon West Virginia in 1993 with the view to settling down here when the time came.
What a great property they have. Rolling hills, beautifully stark with the trees leafless at this time of the year, but ...
... way to do this than to actually go out and see and experience the world for ourselves.
I am thankful to everyone who has made this trip possible, including my students! Without their trust and support, I wouldn't have anyone to share this trip with. Thanks especially to my return travelers Sarah, Nicola, Missy, Julia, Adalaia, Bradley, and Dr ...
... up with something that at least looked like gravy (Lindsay and I don't like gravy and thus couldn't be accurate judges of how good our food was...haha). We had a church service in the lodge before loading up all of the cars and going back to Timberline.
I'm not sure what convinced Daniel that Lindsay, Abbi, and I were up for the challenge of a blue slope. Abbi and Lindsay were pros and made it down with just a few falls. I made it down "Lower Almost Heaven" in a ...
... but it is stunningly beautiful which makes falling more tolerable. And by tolerable I mean that when you are on your back looking at marshmallow trees you are too distracted to register pain.
4. Riding ski lifts to the top of the mountain is incredibly peaceful. If I didn't have to come back down on skis I could have spent my whole day riding up to see the "marshmallow" trees and listening to the occasional birds that broke the silence.
... retained my snow driving skills from my Indiana days! The snow was piled up several inches on every surface: branches, power-lines, and even the tall grasses on the side of the road. Giant snowflakes were floating down the entire drive, adding to the beauty. We made it up a little too late to ski tonight, so we met up with the early crew before heading out to our lodge. Jon's truck couldn't quite make it up the hill, so Abbi and I acquired a new ...
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