These were all great and so very entertaining. It was hard to pick a winner! Many of the stories made me laugh, a few made me sigh. Some brought back my own memories.
Some honorable mentions among all the stand out stories:
And the winner of the snow free pass is:
Mike, please format your entry as outlined in the contest format post and send during the submission window on Monday, January 26th. But in the subject line include: SNOW FREE PASS.
Thanks to everyone who entered. This was a lot of fun and writers are the best people. I wish I could pick all the entries.