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Brian Shaw - Boston based entrepreneur striving for an epic life!

Unseasonably Fun – making the best of winter

How often do you get to say that you spent the entire day outside during the middle of the winter?  Probably not often.  I don’t blame you, it’s normally cold, windy, and the sky is usually having some sort of convulsion and spitting up on you in one way or another.   New England has got some pretty crazy weather.  While I’m asking this question, there is actually an unseasonably warm week going on.  So forget this week.  But if it is New England… it’s probably not “unseasonably warm”.  Are there seasons?  I feel like the year-round season should be re-named to “I don’t have a flippin’ clue what next week will bring”.

Anyways, back to “winter”.  I miss being able to be outdoors for an entire day and enjoying life.  So what’s your answer?  0 days outside all winter?  2 days?  Maybe 3 days max?  I’m pretty ecstatic to say my answer is at least 10.  Now before you write me off as insane and stop reading, hear me out.  I’ve found a passion in sport.  It just happens to be that my passion can only be enjoyed in the winter.  As a matter of fact, the worse the weather is, the more enjoyable it is.  Crazy, I know.  I’m sure you’ve already figured out that I’m talking about skiing and snowboarding.  If you’re not making it to the slopes, you’re missing out on an amazing experience.  Yes, even better than lobster mac ‘n cheese.  Skiing is the most mainstream Olympic sport for a reason.

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