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Posts Tagged ‘family’

Outdoors women seek snow fun

First published in the Seattle Times, NW Weekend section on November, 18,2010 Seeing Shannon Meshke blast down the slope, I marveled at the fact this was just her second time on a snowboard. Shannon, a 16-year-old skateboard enthusiast from Puyallup, embraced the opportunity to jump into the snow last winter. “I love it. There’s so [Continued...]

Cutthroat practices in Idaho adventures

Cutthroat practices in Idaho adventures

It was like a week-long flashback. Once again, I joined my brother Jim for some fishing adventures, and once again, he caught two or three fish for every one I netted. But this wasn’t the early-80s, and I was no longer in high school. Rather than Jim and I seeking pan fish and small-mouth bass [Continued...]