America Can Never Be Fair

Fair can never be an American value because fairness is in the eye of the beholder.   Any situation can be construed to be fair or unfair depending on the viewpoint presented.   That is why it is such an effective strawman argument on social media and in political discourse.   Whether it is concerning the appointment ofContinue reading “America Can Never Be Fair”

All Hail the Kings and Queens of Carve

Wind whips across your face as you drop hard into a big sweeping turn.   Gravity pushes you into the chalky, groomed, “corduroy” snow as you your edge grabs and tears at its surface bringing you back around into a long traverse across the run so you can experience it all again on the other side. Continue reading “All Hail the Kings and Queens of Carve”

Francis Mallman: King of Food and Fire

Cooking with fire is the hallmark of Francis Mallmann’s style.  He hails from deep in Patagonia, Chile, but his bold rustic cooking and way of life are world renowned and could just as easily be from the rustic, outdoor minded Inland NW.   Mallmann owns nine restaurants located all around the world, but chooses to makeContinue reading “Francis Mallman: King of Food and Fire”