Adventure on the edge of the wilderness can take on many forms and one of them is watching wildlife. Toms and hens have been having a wild turkey parade on our lawn; the gobblers having harems of 20 or more females! It’s mating season and the males are strutting their stuff. As in […]
Be careful when you look out of your kitchen window. You may get more than you bargained for!
Deer having an autumn breakfast on the lawn of the little cabin in the snowy woods.
Note: Just so you can’t say I didn’t warn you, there’s a picture of a dead animal at the end of this post. Adventure on the edge of the wilderness in Montana can take on many forms… David and I often see deer while cycling along the bike path in Kalispell, and I […]
A loud, hollow splash echoed through the darkness. On this pitch black, otherwise dead silent night, it seemed only natural that everyone’s minds immediately went to thoughts of murder and monsters upon hearing this splash. That night our family had gone out near the Flathead River to gaze into the heavens and spot the Perseids. Our […]
Although I knew the views would be lovely and the Mission’s spectacular, the thought of our annual drive to Moise and the hours and hours of driving around the National Bison Range didn’t thrill me. I hated to think that I was getting cynical about this national treasure, but then I realized it wasn’t the […]
David and I took a leisurely drive into the heart of the Flathead Valley. Farms and ranches dotted the landscape, under a turbulent sky. Curious horses in fuzzy winter coats graciously posed for pictures, before we stopped at Fairview Cemetery, where it was incredibly cold. A […]
Upon hearing the story of Erin Bolster and her spirited horse Tonk charging a grizzly to save an 8 year old boy from imminent danger while on a trail ride in the Flathead National Forest near Glacier National Park, I thought of my brave little girl Eileen and our intrepid trail guide Esther. I’m sorry […]