The perfect ski pants for a gardener like me

Yesterday, while waiting in line for a beer at Blackcomb, I stood behind a guy wearing the most shockingly incredible Helly Hansen ski pants:  they had a pattern of hot pink martini glasses balanced out by silhouettes of grey tractors, all on a glaring white background.  So bizarre and visual – I couldn’t believe it.  So I said “Hey! Wow! Those are amazing pants!”.

He said, “Uh……..pardon?”

“Those pants! They tell me that you are a martini-drinking farmer!” I said. “Or an alcoholic gardener!” So, the guy (who was about 50 with good hair) turns around, kind of squints at me and says “Uh, yeah”.  He changed the subject by asking if I was “skinning the back” (at first I didn’t know what he was asking so I said “Uh….pardon?”) and then we had a good conversation about  back country sking.

For the rest of the afternoon, I kept thinking about how those pants would be ideal for a martini-drinking gardener like myself.  Tried to find some on the internet today, but I wasn’t successful; I couldn’t even find the pattern to include in the blog.

One less epic fashion crime…I guess.

About Chrystal

This blog is my online journal to keep track of what is going on in different parts of the garden, different times of the year.
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2 Responses to The perfect ski pants for a gardener like me

  1. patsquared2 says:

    So glad you liked my blog about growing onions, organically on http://growsoeasyorganic.com . I love your blog, too and just shared it with my Linked In group – Grow Girls Grow Organic! The post on growing year round was wonderful.

    • Chrystal says:

      Thanks so much – what a lovely compliment! I’ve been learning a lot from reading your blog, although I have to admit that I am much less methodical than you are! I will look for your linked in group – although my linked in identity is somewhat different…
      I hope spring has started where you are…
      Chrystal

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