Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
Quantity:
Subtotal
Taxes
Shipping
Total
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Health by Heidi

You deserve to feel great!

Heidi's World

Heidi's World

Let It Snow!

Posted on December 19, 2015 at 5:55 PM

I love snow. I have always loved snow.  There is just something magical about it that makes the world seem pure and fresh and clean.  Snow muffles all sounds and covers all surfaces so I feel like I am in a fluffy white pillow world.  In honor of the continuous snowfall that we have received over the past week or so, I am compiling a short list of observations regarding snow and one of my favorite activities related to snow, skiing.  So here we go:

1)  There is nothing on this earth that compares to the taste of freshly fallen snow.  I simply can not resist taking handful after handful of fresh, white, fluffy snow and letting it melt on my tongue.  Not only does it taste delicious but the texture is quite pleasing as well.  Sometimes it forms into a hard frozen piece of ice.  Sometimes it simply melts away to water.  Either way, eating snow is one of those simple pleasures that I look forward to every year.

2)  Snow forces life to slow down.  Nothing happens fast in the snow.  It just doesn't happen.  Snow makes us drive slower.  It makes the morning routine take longer, whether it's because we are scraping our windshieds or shoveling snow off the deck.  I know people get irritated with these extra chores.  I look at it as a good thing, especially around this time of year when people are feeling the crunch of the holidays looming near.  I think it is nice to drive slower on the road.  Yes, it is often unsafe to go faster when the roads are covered in ice and snow.  The slower pace also allows me to look around at the lovely scenery, the trees covered in white blankets, the deer and elk roaming through the pastures looking for food.  Yes, shoveling snow can get tedious, but it is great exercise and it is time spent outside.  Any time outside is a good time, regardless of whether the time is spent on chores or pleasure.  Rather than feeling annoyed by being forced to slow down, relish in it and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

3)  Now as snow relates to skiing...there are no friends on a powder day.  Anyone who is a powder hound knows what I am talking about.  I have seen cars slide off the road going up to the ski hill and the cars behind them just keep going.  Don't have your gear on when the lift opens?  Too bad.  See you later!  Need to go in to the lodge for a bathroom break?  Have a good time!  Powder breaks all allegiances in the race to get some fresh tracks in the steep and deep.  And it is always worth it.

4)  Never do I hear the words "freshies," stoked," "pow," "face shot," "epic," and "shred," more than at the ski hill on a powder day.  Whether boarding the chair lift, in the middle of a run, or in the lodge, it is inevitable that these words will drift through the noise of the crowd more than a few times on any given powder day.  And we all know exactly what they mean.

5)  Every skier is envious of the way those dang snowboarders can jauntily maneuver a set of stairs.  Those boarders, with their boots being all flexible and bendy, letting their ankles and knees bend in a way that allows them to walk normally up and down stairs.  Meanwhile us skiers are doing the peg leg waddle down the stairs, hoping and praying that we don't slip or miss a step and cartwheel into a heap at the bottom.  BUT, we get our revenge on the slopes.  When the terrain flattens out on the way over to Chair 4 and the boarders are doing their weird have walk half slide thing with one foot out of the binding and one foot still in, looking like they have dislocated both hips and are trying to dance a jig, we skiers glide by, poling and skating, skating and poling, gracefully and gleefully making our way across the flats, that's when all those awkward peg leg waddles on the staircases pay off. 

Every winter day of snow is a good day in my book.  On that note, I think it's time to go eat some fresh snow.

 

Categories: None

Post a Comment

Oops!

Oops, you forgot something.

Oops!

The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.

122090 Comments

Reply kd 12
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I wanted to draft you a little bit of word in order to thank you very much yet again for these fantastic tips you have discussed at this time. It's certainly shockingly generous with people like you to supply unreservedly exactly what a lot of people would've made available for an ebook in making some bucks on their own, specifically considering the fact that you could possibly have done it in the event you wanted. Those advice as well acted like the good way to realize that other people have similar dream similar to my personal own to learn somewhat more in regard to this condition. I know there are some more pleasurable occasions up front for people who discover your blog post.
kd 12 http://www.kd12.org
Reply russell westbrook shoes
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I simply needed to thank you so much yet again. I do not know the things I would've taken care of in the absence of the actual creative concepts contributed by you over such a theme. It truly was the depressing circumstance in my view, however , witnessing a new specialized approach you processed that took me to weep over fulfillment. I am happier for your guidance and then have high hopes you really know what a great job you are always accomplishing training others through your webpage. I am certain you have never met any of us.
russell westbrook shoes http://www.russellwestbrookshoes.us
Reply golden goose
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I as well as my friends appeared to be looking through the great tips and tricks from the website and so instantly I had a terrible feeling I never expressed respect to the site owner for them. The women came glad to read through them and have surely been tapping into those things. Appreciation for really being well helpful and for picking out certain superb themes millions of individuals are really desperate to discover. My sincere regret for not saying thanks to you sooner.
golden goose http://www.goldengoose-outlet.us.com
Reply off white outlet
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I would like to get across my admiration for your generosity giving support to those who should have guidance on this important question. Your personal commitment to getting the message all-around appeared to be amazingly insightful and have constantly made people much like me to attain their desired goals. Your new informative publication entails much a person like me and additionally to my peers. Thanks a lot; from each one of us.
off white outlet http://www.offwhitesonline.com
Reply moncler outlet
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I'm writing to make you understand what a beneficial encounter my friend's child had going through your site. She figured out plenty of pieces, which included how it is like to have a marvelous helping nature to have most people clearly understand various advanced topics. You actually did more than our expectations. Thank you for coming up with these important, trusted, educational and even unique guidance on the topic to Mary.
moncler outlet http://www.moncler--outlet.us.com
Reply yeezy 350
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
Needed to send you that bit of word to say thanks once again for all the nice tricks you have provided at this time. This is seriously generous of people like you to present publicly all most of us could have advertised for an e book to help make some cash on their own, even more so considering that you could possibly have done it in the event you wanted. These principles likewise worked to provide a great way to fully grasp that many people have similar dreams similar to my own to realize a whole lot more with respect to this condition. I'm certain there are several more enjoyable sessions up front for folks who look over your blog.
yeezy 350 http://www.yeezy350v2s.com
Reply supreme shoes
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I wanted to put you one bit of remark in order to thank you very much as before for your personal pleasing things you've contributed in this article. This has been so remarkably open-handed of people like you to make easily exactly what a few people would've distributed for an e book in making some profit for themselves, principally since you could have tried it in case you decided. The smart ideas as well acted to be the great way to know that other people have the same fervor really like my own to realize somewhat more with reference to this matter. I am certain there are a lot more enjoyable periods up front for individuals that go through your website.
supreme shoes http://www.supremeclothings.com
Reply yeezy
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I truly wanted to make a word to express gratitude to you for some of the unique ways you are giving out on this site. My incredibly long internet look up has at the end been recognized with professional points to go over with my great friends. I 'd say that most of us website visitors actually are extremely endowed to dwell in a wonderful place with many special individuals with insightful techniques. I feel somewhat blessed to have discovered the website page and look forward to some more entertaining moments reading here. Thank you once again for a lot of things.
yeezy http://www.yeezy350boost.us.com
Reply air jordan
9:43 PM on June 29, 2022 
I precisely needed to appreciate you once more. I am not sure the things that I would've implemented without the type of tips contributed by you over my area of interest. It absolutely was the troublesome issue in my view, but being able to see the expert avenue you processed it forced me to cry over happiness. I'm just thankful for the service and even hope you recognize what an amazing job you have been getting into training the others using your site. I am certain you have never met all of us.
air jordan http://www.jordanshoes.us
Reply paul george
9:42 PM on June 29, 2022 
I truly wanted to write a quick message to thank you for those wonderful hints you are giving here. My extensive internet lookup has at the end of the day been recognized with pleasant content to write about with my pals. I 'd mention that we readers actually are truly blessed to live in a magnificent website with very many marvellous individuals with useful tips. I feel extremely grateful to have discovered your web site and look forward to so many more fun minutes reading here. Thanks a lot once again for a lot of things.
paul george http://www.paulgeorge.us.com
Reply supreme clothing
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
I have to point out my respect for your kindness in support of women who should have guidance on this particular content. Your real dedication to passing the solution along came to be really beneficial and have continuously made men and women just like me to get to their desired goals. Your entire important report entails a lot a person like me and even more to my office colleagues. Thanks a lot; from everyone of us.
supreme clothing http://www.supreme.us.org
Reply off white shoes
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
I precisely needed to appreciate you once more. I am not sure what I might have handled in the absence of the type of points shown by you concerning such a question. This was an absolute horrifying case in my opinion, however , viewing a new specialised avenue you processed it took me to weep for delight. Extremely grateful for your guidance as well as have high hopes you are aware of a great job you are doing educating most people by way of your website. Probably you have never come across all of us.
off white shoes http://www.off-whiteshoes.us.com
Reply alexander mcqueen
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
Thanks for your entire effort on this site. Kim really likes participating in investigation and it's really easy to see why. My partner and i know all of the lively manner you convey good guidelines by means of your web blog and even foster response from other individuals about this topic then our favorite princess has always been understanding so much. Have fun with the remaining portion of the year. You're performing a pretty cool job.
alexander mcqueen http://www.alexandermcqueenoutlet.us
Reply yeezy boost 350
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
I precisely wished to thank you very much yet again. I do not know what I could possibly have used in the absence of the entire points discussed by you directly on this subject matter. It absolutely was a very frightful situation for me, but witnessing the specialized fashion you resolved the issue made me to jump for delight. Now i'm happier for your information and then hope you really know what a powerful job that you're providing training the mediocre ones by way of your webblog. I know that you haven't come across any of us.
yeezy boost 350 http://www.yeezy350s.com
Reply off white hoodie
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
My husband and i got very happy that Raymond could round up his preliminary research by way of the ideas he got while using the web pages. It is now and again perplexing just to possibly be giving for free secrets and techniques that many many others may have been selling. And now we already know we have the website owner to appreciate for this. These explanations you've made, the simple web site navigation, the friendships you can help to engender - it is all impressive, and it's facilitating our son and us imagine that that topic is amusing, which is truly mandatory. Many thanks for the whole thing!
off white hoodie http://www.off-whiteclothing.us.org
Reply kd13
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
My spouse and i felt happy Albert could round up his analysis out of the precious recommendations he acquired in your web pages. It is now and again perplexing to simply be giving away information which usually many others may have been selling. We really already know we need the website owner to appreciate for this. Most of the illustrations you've made, the easy site navigation, the relationships you will help to create - it's got mostly spectacular, and it's really facilitating our son and our family reason why this idea is entertaining, which is certainly wonderfully vital. Many thanks for everything!
kd13 http://www.kd13shoes.us
Reply goyard bags
9:41 PM on June 29, 2022 
My spouse and i got so happy that Ervin managed to round up his survey through your precious recommendations he discovered out of the site. It is now and again perplexing just to find yourself freely giving guides which often others have been selling. And we also remember we have the website owner to give thanks to because of that. These illustrations you have made, the easy blog navigation, the relationships your site aid to instill - it's got everything amazing, and it's really making our son in addition to our family know that this topic is awesome, and that is truly fundamental. Thanks for everything!
goyard bags http://www.goyardshandbag.us
Reply golden goose sale
9:40 PM on June 29, 2022 
A lot of thanks for your entire work on this site. Kate delights in conducting research and it's simple to grasp why. Many of us learn all regarding the powerful method you present efficient ideas on your web site and attract participation from other people on that concept while our own simple princess is becoming educated a lot of things. Enjoy the remaining portion of the new year. You're doing a first class job.
golden goose sale http://www.goldengoosessale.com
Reply golden goose outlet
9:40 PM on June 29, 2022 
I enjoy you because of your entire efforts on this site. My mother really loves making time for research and it is easy to see why. My spouse and i know all of the dynamic method you present worthwhile steps via the web blog and in addition invigorate contribution from website visitors on this subject so my daughter is without a doubt being taught so much. Enjoy the rest of the year. Your performing a very good job.
golden goose outlet http://www.goldengoosesneakers.us.com
Reply sifaligidalar
8:30 PM on June 29, 2022 
coach vachetta leather black pink blue adidas copa moncler fulmarus al horford jersey for cheap jamaica soccer shorts ray ban round metal vintage
sifaligidalar http://www.sifaligidalar.com/