Archive for February 2016

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I recently swung by the offices of Storm Mountain Publishing outside of Boulder, Colorado to poach wifi and pick the brains of the editorial team at Freeskier Magazine. The result is the first run of a maybe recurring episode style I'm calling 'On The Spot'. You'll understand.

Cameos by Chug.

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The "wassailing" component of Waterbury Vermont's Winterfest brings out creative musical troops to entertain themselves and local patrons at the town's watering holes. Episode 17 tries to keep up with this third annual event.

Wassailing (verb): The house-visiting wassail is the practice of people going door-to-door, singing and offering a drink from the wassail bowl in exchange for gifts. This practice still exists, but has largely been displaced by caroling.

This episode of Wintry Mix is proudly supported by Propeller Media Works.

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Hank and Barbara Rhawn have been running Sarasota, Florida's Active Lifestyles ski shop for over 30 years. On top of that, as the organizers of the Sarasota Ski Club, they've taken trips to over 130 ski areas around the world. Their store was swiped by a tornado a few days before I spoke to them.

This episode of Wintry Mix is proudly supported by Propeller Media Works. Propeller provides custom web development and online marketing services to ski resorts, hospitality partners, and unique brands that aim to connect and convert more visitors into customers online. Custom web design; hand-crafted in Vermont. Check them out at www.propellermediaworks.com and catch their digital truth nuggets at facebook.com/propellermediaworks.

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