365 Days in Aspen

Back to School

schoolWent back to school today. Ski school, that is. 

Technically, that's not true. I'd never taken any kind of ski instruction before. So it was my first time in ski school. Even though I wasn't a beginner, I felt like one, so I started with the basics all over again.  And you know what? It was great. 

Everyone should go "back to school." It forces you to step back and become conscious again. It also provides a sense of community, a feeling of comaraderie. Cheering on and encouraging your fellow students (which hopefully happens in "real" school – as long as the professor/teacher doesn't grade "on a curve." 

The only "curve" we had today was making turns on the snow. 

It was great. 

Now for some rest…