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Most fathers recognize "The Moment" right away. Maybe it's because it hits them like a left hook to the chin. It could be the first time your son or daughter beats you in a sprint, or when they hole a 10-foot putt on the final green and post a better score for the first time. Or, as it happened last week, your daughter skis you into the ground.
Snow in the Sierra this time of year often is called the March Miracle.
Presidents Weekend may not be your last shot for skiing and riding this season. But it could be your best shot. For starters, the conditions are peaking.