My Real Trip to Ski Resorts

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When I was in my teens, I could see it – me, in my fancy fur-edged parka, slim pants, and cool boots, swooshing down a hillside, going a million miles an hour.  I would ride up the side of the mountain in the open chair lift, cute boy at my side…

I have wanted to learn how to ski since I was young. I love the snow covered mountains, and I have watched many people maneuver down the hillsides. I would love to be one of them, and in my mind’s eye, I am! I see these little kids skiing, and they take to it so naturally. What is my holdup?

I realized that I really don’t like heights, the cold, and the thought of actually swooshing down the hill, a million miles an hour, with no brakes?  Yeah, that is something I’m not willing to risk.

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My real trip to ski resorts would be like this:  I would rather wear my cute après ski outfit (cute sweater and pants, cute shoes, nice hair and makeup), be inside the lodge, sipping a warm drink. Perhaps I will go spend the day in the spa – getting pampered and relaxing.  I might spend some time shopping, ice-skating (a cold weather sport that I can get behind), or even watch some hockey.

I have realized, as I get older, that I appreciate the little luxuries that a nice resort has to offer.  Luxury ski deals are available everywhere, and this is the perfect time of year to go!

 

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About Greta Brinkley

Greta is a newly minted 30 year old, originally from the West Coast. Now living in the Midwest, she loves hockey, sparkles, nail polish, and bright colors. She also cannot resist anything that has peanut butter and chocolate together. And she hates filling out bios. Yep.

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