Schweitzer Life

Seven Turns

Both of my brothers-in-law have pretty horrific commutes to work. One suffers the gridlock and pandemonium in full D.C splendor while the other gets the daily Seattle guessing game of “where’s-the-back-up-today?” It’s hard for me not to gloat about my own commute. Sure, people in Sandpoint may not envy me the 7 switchbacks or the amount of gas I use on a weekly basis, but when I compare this drive to what millions of other people face in other places and cities in the US, I so win.

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Two Seasons of Schweitzer Fanatics

When the seasons change, these mountain fanatics find a whole ‘nother way to keep that adrenaline pumping – mountain biking. Now, I’m a mountain biker in that I own a mountain bike and ride it to the grocery store in Sandpoint. It may get a little dirty as I ride it through the backyard, but that’s been about the extent of my off-road riding.

Well, it was until some awesome mountain people got a hold of me.

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Where'd I Put That Left Glove?

Less than 100 Days till ski season: with the fall equinox upon us, it’s time to get serious.

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Sentiments on Sediment

The thing I’ve learned from my wine flights around the world is how each wine likes to share its connection with its place and space. Wines from Chile tell you a different story than wines from France. South African wines might tell you about sunny coastal regions, Italian wines about mountainous regions near the Mediterranean. And wines from the Pacific Northwest tell us about massive flooding.

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