I strapped on my first pair of skis at 13 years old. Like most hard headed middle schoolers, I wasn’t about to take lessons. But when I went with the youth group from North Beaver Baptist church, I was bound and determined to show everyone my awesome skills, experience notwithstanding! That first night I rode to the very top of Big Apple and pointed my skis towards the bottom. I failed, horribly.
I make it a point to travel often and far. Nothing breaks you out of your tired old thought processes and jump starts your creativity and like seeing the world from a different angle — literally. Traveling allows you to define yourself as a person, establish the difference between wants and needs in your life, and problem solve like you never have before. The places I’ve visited have been an education far beyond the one I received in school, and the people I’ve met around the world have taught me as much as I’ve ever learned in a classroom. Here’s why you should break out of your rut and jump on the next plane.
As the summer days get longer and hotter, who doesn’t start to pine for some fresh now and mountain views? If you just can’t wait until winter to get back on the slopes, good news: You don’t have to! Our friends to the south, Argentina, are currently in the depths of winter and home to some of the best skiing around. It’s the perfect way to break up the summer and trust me — that overnight flight is well worth it. Here’s everything you need to know to plan an awesome summer ski retreat in South America.
We’ve been waiting with baited breath, and the season is finally here! It’s time to brush off your game plan and choose your fantasy football league. We might not be on the field, but fans of the game know that drafting your team in the living room takes a deft strategy, a steady hand, and an extensive knowledge of the sport. Whether you’re an old pro or new to the scene, the game can still surprise you and there’s always more to learn. Here are a few of the most important rules to live by when it comes to fantasy football.