Monthly Archives: March 2011

Back Home Again

With ski season sadly drawing to a close (though we’re getting fresh powder every day), part of me feels I’m just going to hold my mental and physical breath until it reopens next fall. Why else live here? I needed … Continue reading

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Difficult Times

“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” –Isak Dinesen I’ve been uncharacteristically … Continue reading

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What’s In a Name?

Shakespeare’s famous question was front and center in my mind when I headed toward a new (to me) lift at Deer Valley. I had ended up on an unfamiliar run and hockey-stopped to ask a fellow skier what its name was. … Continue reading

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Millionaire Mango Moment (Conclusion)

Negative replays soon sprang to mind like so many mental arcade gophers. I was bound contractually not to reveal anything about the details of the show, not even to my husband, who had not attended the taping. As my episode would … Continue reading

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Millionaire Mango Moment, Part 2

The alarm sounded signaling the show’s end, and assistants scuttled out to dab at make-up and bring me upstairs for a wardrobe change. In no time I was back, and Regis launched into his lines. “We’re here today to see if our … Continue reading

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Millionaire Mango Moment

Who wants to be a millionaire? Anyone? Everyone? For ten years I wanted to get on the TV show of the same name. I called, tested, hoped, and waited for their invitation. And each time my husband hid the disappointing postcard … Continue reading

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