Archive for the ‘Powder’ Category

Four Mountain Mission

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

For an illustrated pdf of my article on ski touring between ski resorts in the Swiss Alps, published in the October 2015 issue of Backcountry magazine, please click here.

Merry Christmas, goodwill to all

Monday, December 24th, 2012

From Mr. and Mrs. K, and from Dr. and Mrs. J, a very Merry Christmas to everyon. Joy, peace, companionship, love and health

“I’m a ‘progressive’” – Frank Graves

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Frank Graves is a liberal. Many readers will have seen the debate over Mr. Graves’ advice to Michael Ignatieff – “Go left old man” – as first raised in this Lawrence Martin column.  Besides raising the issue of the incendiary nature of the advice, and what it reveals about the small-L liberal mindset, it showcases [...]

Happy Easter!

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

Best wishes to all our readers for a Happy Easter season, with time enough to share with friends and loved ones. Sincerely, DrJ and MrK

Merry Christmas to All

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

We wish all of you, your families, friends and colleagues, a joyous and wonderful Christmas.

Merry Christmas to all

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

From Dr. J. and his family, and from Laurie and me, a very Merry Christmas to all our readers. I was attempting to post our usual Christmas image to go with this modest post, but something isn’t quite working in our new blogging software. So, words and sentiments will have to suffice. Best wishes for some wonderful [...]

Ski (publishing) season is here

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

The snow’s aren’t exactly flying here in sunny Alberta, but over in the global warming-annihilated Alps, they’ve had major snowfalls right down to the valley bottoms, below the vineyards on the slopes above the Rhone River. In that spirit I just want to mention that this year’s crop of skiing articles is starting to sprout into print. Interspersed [...]

Free Reign

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

The seasons are changing and, along with the geese flying north, the ski journalists are flying east. Well, to quote an old Groucho Marx joke, “the Lord Alps those that Alps themselves”. And MrK is Alping himself in a huge way this spring – to three weeks of all-expense paid skiing in the old country. Three [...]