I Hate Ski Lifts
All Rights reserved © 2012 Paul Stevens
An Article in the Sundowner Diaries Series
Just as paddling out to the line up in surfing seemed to be my nemesis when I was learning the sport in my sixties, so ski lifts took on a special sort of dread for me.
A youngster would have shrugged off the knack of getting on and off these contraptions with barely a twitch of his shoulder.
As we age, the brain seems to slowly lower the barrier on new experiences and skills.
In my case, it’s already full of junk a half century old or more and it hasn’t yet sat and taken note of the revolutionary message: things are different now!