Sustenance for the slopes

quiche

The winter season has arrived and many skier and snowboarders’ thoughts will be on first chair, fresh tracks, champagne powder, hikes, glades, park, rails, and the delirious feeling the start of the season brings us. For me, the next thing on my mind is what I’m going to eat to keep my energy up for a day of play. Is it that soup I have in the … [Read more...]

Let them eat dirt

playing-in-the-dirt

Have you ever noticed the ebb and flow of waiting room toys? Five years ago when I first visited a public health clinic for my kid’s vaccinations there were toys galore. A couple of years later, for my second little person’s visit—no toys to be found. Why the change? I asked. H1N1, the effort of sterilizing the articles, the panic of parents as … [Read more...]

Need some pep? Bike to work!

bike2work

It’s time to dust off your helmet for Bike to Work Week! Commuting to work by bicycle is great exercise, saves money on parking and gas and has been shown to build staff morale. Plus, it’s fun! Bike to Work Week is an annual event—May 30 to June 5 this year—focusing on increasing the number of cyclists commuting to work. Teams sign up online … [Read more...]