Happy Winter Solstice, let’s remember

Hello! Happy Winter Solstice – let's remember: I’ve always loved getting out to enjoy the beautiful winter season as a child, and even now as an adult. When I was little, I spent hours and hours at the ice skating rink at Stodden Park near my house in Butte, Mont. Or I had my mom drop me and some friends off at one of the rinks across town. My dad always tells a story about how proud he was of me the first time I strapped on some ice skates. He’ll tell you I went all the way around the speed skating rink by myself. I think I was around 5 or 6 years old. But when I wasn’t ice skating, I was sled riding down the hill at the Oregon Street overpass (hello Sarah Wixsten in heaven) or making a snowman or snow angels in the new fallen snow. I still remember coming into the house with red stinging fingers from the cold. Now, my...
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