When the ski season and I finally got together on the slopes that winter, I found myself unexpectedly skiing with the same sense of balance that Id studied in Tai Chi classes. Down-flowing, ever-shifting balance. From the naval. Flowing easily with the snow. Not soaring. Not flying. But becoming one with motion itself.

Unbelievable. I was amazed at myself on the slopes.

Now I truly began skiing. The mountains and slopes, the moguls and the dips. Ah, it had taken so long.

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