One of life’s greatest lessons is learning how to break in a baseball glove. The secrets to conditioning a glove are passed along to little leaguers like an heirloom watch is entrusted to a new generation.

This was a time-honored tradition in my family. Each winter, come later October or early November, when the fallen leaves had been raked up and the air smelled like smoking chimneys and snow, my dad would take me into the garage.

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When skiers think great slopes, they think Oregon. And when skiers want a great place to stay while skiing in Oregon, they choose the Timberline Lodge.

Timberline Lodge is more than a great place to ski; it’s a lodge with history. A master craftsman built Timberline Lodge during the Great Depression. It’s a majestic building that many will recognize from the movie “The Shining”. Many of the outdoor scenes from the classic film were shot at Timberline Lodge in Oregon.

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Riding an ATV without wearing a helmet?  You may as well go skydiving without a parachute.

When you’re flying down the trails and come up against an unexpected obstacle, the only thing standing between you and irreparable injury (or even death) is a properly fitted and government certified helmet.

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