Tag Archives: Snowboarding

When Comfort Food is a Must

Who knew Offspring #1 and I would be snowboarding on April 10th?A particularly bothersome trip for several reasons. First, the terrain park closing meant he must improvise by creating his own, thereby turning the rest of the mountain in to … Continue reading

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Miss Hathoway- Take A Memo

MEMO TO: Readers FROM: Ouiser-san SUBJECT: Action Items, Follow-up, and Blatant Lies Date: Right Now As a result of last week’s postings, several items were deemed necessary for further review, discussion or action. Those items are outlined below: Action Items: … Continue reading

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Ordering Food Japan Style

The day started with a threat. A certain Offspring claimed the discovery of a snowboarding sweet spot currently off-limits according to the snow patrol, while mysterious evidence of recent use in the form of tracks proved otherwise. And I don’t … Continue reading

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The “M” Series: Misrepresentation or Mute

A family can move from one country to the next but one element remains consistent. The teenager that left one country is the same teenager that arrives in the next- welcome to another installment of the “M” series – so … Continue reading

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Nagano- Home to the ’98 Winter Olympics

And site of the latest injury. Just another winter for the Clampitts and our quest to ¬†establish long-term relationships with every Emergency Clinic within a 50 mile radius no matter where the global coordinates. In this case, Nagano, Japan. Home … Continue reading

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Niseko, Hokkaido- Part II (Heaven Help Us)

Spouse and I should have known problems were brewing from the beginning over 14 years ago. It started a month or so before Offspring #1 was born. Standing 5’4″ and never having weighed over 110 lbs I had ballooned to … Continue reading

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