Thank You, Gore Mountain Ski Instructors

I wrote this letter as part of my Gratitude Project and mailed it on January 24, 2017: For Gore Mountain Ski Instructors who taught the Meixner Family (1967-1992) Dear Joan, Joan, Jack, Nick, Wendy, Bob, Tim, Gail; Over fifty-five years ago my parents, Betty and Ray Meixner, married in New York City between snow storms….

I Am My Parents’ Daughter–An Engineer

My parents, Betty and Ray, met in New York City at Newman Club, a Catholic social group for young adults. They also had a mutual interest in the nascent sport of downhill skiing. Some of the Newman Club members planned ski trips; it was not a formal club per my Dad’s recollection. My maternal grandmother,…