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December 14th, 2005

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12:47 am - Tough Break
At the last minute, my father put together a ski trip. Someone offered him the use of their lovely Sugarloaf condo. Sunday I flew up to New Hampshire, and we took the long way (via the outlets) to the mountain. We had an adventure upon arrival, which I will relate when I put up pictures.

Today I had my second big adventure. By Eastern standards, I am a pretty good skier. By that I mean that there really aren't many, if any, open runs on a given Eastern mountain that I have cause to pause, let alone hesitate or avoid.

For the first time in many days of skiing, I fell. Hard. Twice. Ripped my new ski bib ($19.48), my face, and bruised, sprained or strained my knee and elbow. Sprained or broke my left index finger. Typing is ever so much fun with a couple of splinted fingers. So, my ski trip is over. Fortunately, it looks like there will be no actual consequences -- everything should be naturally healed very quickly. I already feel like I got hit by a truck, I dread the morning.
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Date:December 14th, 2005 06:37 pm (UTC)
that sucks.

at some point I'll tell you about my truck adventures last night. I ended up walking for miles through rural PA in 5-degree weather. I should be getting on my way again this afternoon.

Thanks again for all your help yesterday afternoon.

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