The Cleanest Line
Heather Sterling

Heather Sterling

Heather Sterling lives in Bend, Oregon, with her family. Often they rise early to ski, but sometimes they sleep in. This story first appeared in the Kids’ Fall 2008 Patagonia catalog.


Above: Heather, John and Lily Sterling. Photo: Sterling Family Archive

Morning People

Dec 23, 2014 December 23, 2014

It’s early morning and our pre-dawn bedroom is see-your-breath freezing. But I’m curled up with my daughter Lily, snug in our cozy nest of blankets. I’m in that happy place between dreaming and waking. A habitual late-riser, I relish long, lazy mornings. I love adventure, I just prefer to… Read More