Monday, January 20, 2014

The Best Part of Winter ...

... looks like this:
Those skinny skis are for cross country skiing. This past weekend, Keith and I went up to Wausau with some friends for two days of skiing at Nine Mile County Forest.
 Although we've had a lot of cold in Madison, we haven't had good skiing snow, so it was a treat to glide along on snowy tracks. I'm not a very athletic person, but x-country skiing is the perfect winter sport. For one thing, you warm up really fast! And you burn a lot of calories. And there is something magical about skiing through the forest:
Love the woods!

The pictures, by the way, are courtesy of my talented friend, Lisa Seidman.

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