Don’t you hate that phrase? You know something awful is coming, like taking some wretched-tasting medicine or having to go on a diet. Still, there are a few things that would really be good for you to handle — the first one has to be done today, and the next two before you hit the slopes:

  • If you’re in the US, vote. You have nothing to complain about if you don’t take part in the process. It’s a privilege we all enjoy, so be sure to get out there today and make your ballot count.


  • Get your skis tuned up and your bindings checked. Don’t even think about hitting the slopes if you haven’t had your skis checked over and adjusted by someone who knows what they’re doing. It’s a matter of safety.


  • If you don’t have a helmet, get one. Again, a matter of safety. I got mine a few years back after my daughter suffered a concussion snowboarding. I know it’s not the greatest look, but it sure beats the alternative!

Now that wasn’t too awful, was it? None of them are too difficult, and all can make a difference in your quality of life.
So what are you waiting for?