By Colin Fowlow, Special to The Blog
This month I did something I never thought I’d do… I rekindled my love of snowshoeing.
It’s hard to remember why I stopped in the first place. Two years ago I wouldn’t be caught dead passing up a night under the stars. But over time I guess I subconsciously gathered the notion that snowshoeing is lame (which it’s not). It might be because all the other activities I do are so physically demanding that snowshoeing just got lost in the shuffle. Cross-country skiing, sweat-filled trainer rides, gym sessions; I got so used to working hard that eventually I started associating every winter activity with training. With that in mind, snowshoeing just seemed like a wast of time. It’s just recently that I remembered the joy you can get from doing something just for fun. Read More