The Lodge at Kelly Mountain
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... the rush gene hurrying you up every minute. To take the time to smell the roses and to
do it in the company of Margaret is just absolutely perfect.
stay in Hillsville Virginia was the order of the day. When we awoke the next morning there was
flurries of snow coming down. We
really didn't want to find this white stuff on our journey, but I have to say
Margaret was excited to see it coming down.
We didn't ...
... 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 ...
... bunny slopes.
Things I learned today:
1. Libby and Steven saved my life by teaching me to "ski" in the living room over Christmas. Seriously, you two, I was the only newbie to be able to turn after a few runs down the bunny slope. And as we all know my affinity for falling, I needed all the help I could get.
2. Ice is not my friend. It is cold, hard, and I go flying every time I hit some on the course.
3. Snow is not ...
... 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 ...