Skippy's had nine straight winters in a row. After spending the northern hemisphere's winter on skis, she would go back Down Under each year to spend the other half of the calendar on skis, too. But this summer, she's breaking with tradition. She's sticking around Alaska to reacquaint herself with shorts, sunblock and rollerskis.
Skippy likes to do an overdistance workout each Saturday. I asked her if I could tag along today. She said that would be OK. She took me for a run/hike our local woods.
|Skippy's working as a lifeguard this summer. The water in that pool is warm. The water in this lake is not as warm as the water in the UAA swimming pool. Guess whose feet those are.|