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i did my best to boost the economy yesterday

tim_stim_s Senior MemberPosts: 2,434 Senior Member
picked up a pair of last years demo skis for me: 172cm dynastar legend sultan's with look bindings....$400

got the wife a pair of 151cm volkl attiva estrella's with marker bindings...$300

also paid $100 for emma's season's pass, another $699 for the wifes (mine is free, and zoe still skis free this year and next)


a big outlay for us.....but priceless in time spent with the kids


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Fly Fishing in Maine - www.flyfishinginmaine.com

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  • Shawn C.Shawn C. Senior Member Posts: 7,027 Senior Member
    The big $$ on ski equipment certainly explains the PBR! Seriously though, have fun skiing with the family!
    Do you guys have much snow? It is barren here in UT.
  • tim_stim_s Senior Member Posts: 2,434 Senior Member
    all of the equipment is last years....skis were demos...no way we can buy new, and most of that $$ was christmas/birthday money

    kids jackets were bought summer sales.....60-70% off

    i get a free pass.....so essentially the passes for my wife and i ski for the year on $700 ($59 a day for just a ticket, so....)

    emma got christmas money to pay for her $99 pass (all maine honor roll students get a pass for $99 K-12, kids 6 & under always free)

    so, in essence i actually am drinking $2.00 PBR's DESPITE the fact that i got all that, not because of it! lol
    Fly Fishing in Maine - www.flyfishinginmaine.com
  • FishTXFishTX Super Moderator Posts: 8,977 Senior Member
    Great pics. You put sunblock them? They look like they got a lot of sun on nose and cheeks.
    "We have to find someone who can not only fly this plane, but who didn't have fish for dinner."

    Crooow:This music would work better with women in bikinis shaking all over the place. I guess that's true of any music really.
  • tim_stim_s Senior Member Posts: 2,434 Senior Member
    yes, we do when the sun is out....but that was all wind......10-12 degrees and gusts up to 25 yesterday
    Fly Fishing in Maine - www.flyfishinginmaine.com
  • yataheyyatahey Senior Member Posts: 5,605 Senior Member
    Looks to me like it was worth it all.
    "When the goin gets weird, the weird turn pro." Hunter S. Thompson

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