I love love love this part of the world. It feels magical. I will say that I have not endured a winter in Northern Montana though. Montana winters shape people and culture, ultimately forcing submission as well as a greater drive for survival. I love places where people know they are not in charge. Montana
Thought I would share some images from our recent trip up to Browning, Mt.
In Over My Head Whenever I am given an opportunity to do something where I am in over my head I take it. It’s always some kind of learning experience that I had been asking for. I was in over my head when given the opportunity to teach a Contemporary Issues for Native American’s class
Mdzananda is more than just an animal clinic. They have employees who drive around Khayelitsha (South African township outside of Cape town) picking up and dropping off dogs and cats if pet owners can’t. They have a little truck with a trailer that they take out on rounds. The trailer has individual sections for individual
Let’s be real, stepfamily situations can blow at times. However, despite their challenges, stepfamilies seem to be the new black. Thirteen hundred new stepfamilies are formed each day according to the US Census (this info is from the 1990’s but it’s hard to find current stats). In embracing the times, we need to embrace stepfamilies.
With ten fresh inches of snow yesterday I couldn’t help but be nostalgic for the summer. My greenhouse was my happy place this past growing season. Gardening in Montana can be frustrating, to say the least. It is a lot of work in a short amount of time with a highly variable return. But the
I think I was scared to have a baby. I was scared of all of the things I would not be able to do. Like travel. Each day I realize more and more that this is simply a new beginning. She is leading me to a more fulfilling, more intentional life because I want that for
Do you ever wonder why so many yoga classes, or studios, have similar content but certain teachers and places leave you feeling better than others? This could apply to anything, actually. I believe this difference has something to do with holding intentional space. People hold space all the time but are typically unaware or unmindful
For my M.A. in Cultural Anthropology I choose to study human-human conflict surrounding the wolf reintroduction in Idaho, ultimately interviewing the Nez Perce, Ranchers and Conservationists. Let’s just say it was an “innovative idea” to propose to study wolves as an anthropologist but my thesis proved that 78% of wolf conflicts were human-human conflicts about