Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Three Kids, Two Adults, One Ski Week

Guess what Midwest folks, Northern Californians are taking a whole extra week of holidays. They call it Ski Week.

Maybe it's stupidly simple, but it is just what is sounds like--a week off to go skiing. Michigan? Are you having Ski Week? Ohio? Let me know, because I did not grow up with this holiday, and every time it comes around, I feel disbelief that there is a whole week off of school devoted to skiing.

Maybe this holiday was created to boost Tahoe tourism? I don't know, but I can tell you, most people I know are headed to the slopes in search of fresh powder.

Anyone out there know how Ski Week became a holiday?

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