July & August Inspiration

It’s been a hot, hot summer here in Montana. Hot and dry. Since June, we’ve had only .2″ of rainfall. And since then, dozens of fires have erupted across the state. Our normally crystal-clear air has been filled with smoke and haze. Glacier National...

14 Trails of Summer – Week 2

Did you miss my earlier post about my 14 Trails of Summer challenge? If so, pop on over and give it a read! Week Two: Mt. Aeneas Technically, I have done this trail once before; last summer, our first outing to Mt. Aeneas, when we discovered this amazing trail with...

Learning To Pay Attention

Paying attention means going for a run and noticing the six different types of purple flowers blooming in the first quarter mile… I recently wrote an article for Yogacara — the 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training Program I completed — about how the...
June Inspiration

June Inspiration

June — a month of goodness. From cool rainy days to the summer solstice, 11 p.m. sunsets and 5 a.m. light, sunflowers in my garden and mushroom hunting across Montana, June was a month of good things. In the midst of it all, I found appreciation for a few key...
14 Trails of Summer: Week 1

14 Trails of Summer: Week 1

There’s an endless variety to the challenges we encounter in our lives. Sometimes we choose our own challenges. We design them to shift us out of a rut, to help us make or break a habit, perhaps to help propel our life in a new direction.  We adopt a new eating...