Pre-parenthood, I always heard stories of babies that could swim before they crawled or run before they walked. It seemed that babies were built with instinctive reflexes that went beyond sucking or smiling — reflexes combined with a lack of fear and low center of gravity, two great advantages in the world of snowsports.

February 3 2017      2 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Familia

There is no doubt about it: I live in one of the greatest cities on earth. Los Angeles, while home to nearly four million, is actually a hidden gem within itself. I’m convinced that the people who give LA a lot of flak have either a) never visited, b) visited the wrong places, or c) […]

January 23 2013      15 comments     Linda Ly

Snow, June, and California — these three words don’t exactly belong in the same sentence. But with “June-uary” in full swing this year, dropping record snowfall across much of California’s mountains, it was both a curse and a blessing. My river camping trip, an annual birthday tradition, was a bust because with record snowfall comes […]

July 18 2011      3 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Viajes

We’re almost halfway through the year Time to bid farewell to snow It’s been the perfect endless winter Season of face shots and freshies all aglow I’ll miss my many layers all bundled up outside Tryin’ to stay warm in the middle of the big white storm I’ll miss the hectic drive up 395 Chain […]

May 31 2011      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Diversión   Vida

I would say that Powder Mountain, the mammoth but little-known resort in Northern Utah’s Wasatch Range, is a very lucky place to be. So why 13 reasons to jinx it? While Western superstition considers the number 13 to be unlucky, it means quite the opposite in traditional Chinese culture. When pronounced in Mandarin, “1” sounds […]

May 18 2011      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Viajes

I’m engaged! And with Betty in my moniker, it seems only fitting that the story of my new fiancé’s proposal be peppered with some kind of action and adventure, a story to repeat to the grandkids down the line (waaaay down) while they groaned… When your grandpa decided to propose, he made me walk an […]

May 6 2011      7 comments     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Vida

Okay, so it may feel like spring around here, but guess what? A few hours north, it’s anything but!

March 10 2011      Leave a comment     Linda Ly
Aventuras   Viajes