The natural world is only slightly hindered by this weather as wild animals meet their designated places for the coming of spring.
As I write this, outside my office the sun is shining, a few robins flit around the grass looking for worms that haven’t quite surfaced yet, there are some store-bought primroses on the table — and the wind is howling something fierce. Nevertheless, can spring be far away?
Dan Lawyer was on the dance floor with a woman who wasn’t his wife. Betty Lawyer would usually lend her husband out for at least one dance a night. The women outnumber the men by so much at Cowtown Square Dance Center, she had to.
With the warmer temperatures and longer days, one has the chance to revisit many outdoor activities that may have been put on hold during the cold, foggy winter months.
Potential for debilitating desert coldness was the baseline in preparations to raft the Colorado River through Arizona’s Grand Canyon during February.
The IOC’s skating onslaught of 2014 meant we had multiple chances to watch ice dancing, a category I’ve always found ludicrous — more akin to “Skating with the Stars” than to any Olympic sport.
On a chilling Monday night at the Winter Olympics, Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the gold medal in ice dancing by dancing as if there were no ice.
Regardless of whether you are a rookie to the routine, an aspiring athlete or a veteran of the road, this is the time of year to establish good habits and create consistency in one’s schedule that allows you to meet your fitness goals.
Modern shooting range design has made huge progress in both noise and dust control.
A ski resort built on the back of the real estate bubble survives despite financial turmoil.
The story of Tamarack has been told often, and the resort is frequently tagged with “financially troubled” or a similar description.
Three months after taking the helm at REI, Jerry Stritzke looks every bit the part of CEO at the Northwest’s popular outdoor-equipment retailer.
Ski areas across the USA are in an uphill battle to get a grip on the growing number of skiers and snowshoers who use the resorts’ plowed roads, facilities and groomed slopes without chipping in on the costs by purchasing a lift ticket.
It took a mountain of Zamboni shavings to make Tom Wallisch an Olympian.
Many folks think of January as a lifeless cold month. That is not the case as all of nature is still outside living in one state or another.
While I love to peruse catalog pages, and imagine myself going afield with some of their high-tech goodies, I’m wondering if maybe it’s not a mixed blessing — having so much stuff to choose from.
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