Life on the Other Side of Limits

Life on the Other Side of Limits

33 years ago today I became the first person to street-ski across France —from Italy to Spain—carrying a 35 lb backpack and ski poles up and down the hills of the French Riviera. From skating through Monaco’s Casino and Gran Prix to the Film Festival in Cannes,...

Friends Found on Facebook

Since I started my Facebook account, I’ve looked for a few of the main characters in the book, my long lost friends. Today I was cleaning out more of the boxes and still finding stuff—namely my little black book. Truth-be-told, it’s red but it’s...
Rewrites

Rewrites

I’ve heard it said by writers – ” the real work starts after you finish the book.” We’re talking about the laborious task of rewriting. The first draft of a manuscript is anything but a breeze, however, it feels much breezier than sitting...
Preface

Preface

It’s 2012. I’m in my garage looking through a lifetime or memories from my parent’s storage unit. After they passed within a couple months of one another last year, we four siblings decided we would store the boxes of memories until we all had some...
Skiing the Alps-phalt

Skiing the Alps-phalt

Skiing down France’s double-black diamond beach cliff roads into towns like Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice pumps adrenaline like skiing, however, knowing the asphalt is far less forgiving than powder of the Alps increases the danger to the point of “fall and...