Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Ugh!!! What's an Uprooted Urbanite to do with the letter "U"???'s the letter "U"!!!

The upshot of it all is that it is not Uncommon for recent Uplanders who have Unplugged from their roots down south to take up the Unique or Uncommon sport of Cross Country skiing...

Far be it from me to be the Unruly newcomer who doesn't brave an occasional Upheaval in the snow while learning this Uncommon sport!!!  All I need is a pair of Ultra Rossignol's!!!

Ugh!!!  Boy am I glad it's another 365 days before the letter "U" comes up again!!!

Yesterday I did go to the Tamarack Lodge to scope out the how to's of learning to cross country ski...and am definitely looking forward to learning how to Unplug in this Uncommon way!!!



  1. Unplug! I like that idea - don't actually DO it, but it's a good concept.
    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

  2. sorry for that, should be "bravely". My English isn´t that good...

  3. It's really a lot of fun Kathryn, and great exercise in the winter. Do have fun with it!!

  4. Wow ! lots of U's ! I rather had some difficulties to find words.

  5. I am NOT unimpressed.

  6. wow, that looks scary but then I can't ski so don't understand anything about skiing. Well done for the letter U

  7. U unquestionably uhd uh u'ood u'ob using U. Enough of that. I always thought it would be fun to learn how to cross-country sky. Downhill is not for me. Too much falling. U'appy U'olidays!
    Su-sieee! Mac
    This and That. Here and There. Now, Sometimes Then.

  8. I think I'd like skiing if it could be done under sunny skies with a temp around 75 or so. :) Good lUck!

  9. Hi Roger! Unplugged is definitely a good thing!!!

    Elisabeth...your English is certainly far superior to my sprechen sie deutsche!!! (Swiss grandparents, but not language passed down!)

    Lisa...I'm looking forward to learning!!!

    Gattina...all I can say is Scrabble Dictionary!!!

    Muchos Gracias Hiker!!!

    Thanks Justine!!! I have to admit...I got a bit excited going in there and looking around...can't wait to try it out!!!

    I loved downhill 20 years ago the last time I went Su-sieee!!! Hopefully my knees will cooperate when I try it again!!!

    Tumblewords...the nice thing about Mammoth is that when the snow stops falling, the sun comes out and it's absolutely gorgeous...and relatively warm in cold weather comparisons!!!

    Thanks all, for joining me in my uncommon untangling of the letter "U"!!!

  10. Good luck! I'll watch you from a safe distance. I broke my coccyx cross country skiing, and since then it's a definite 'no' for me. But please do show us some photos from your ski travels.

  11. Ohhhhh Nooooo!!! I thought Cross country was the safest way to go!!!!