October Reading Plans!

October Reading Plans!

Every year around the time, my thoughts turn to dark woods, spooky bridges, and all of the atmosphere of the Halloween Season. I’m looking for that kind of feeling in the books I choose to keep me company on dark and stormy nights. Each year, it’s the anticipation of...
My Creative Toolkit (Part One)

My Creative Toolkit (Part One)

Although I’m a lover of digital platforms, apps, and tools, I still find that I crave hand-drawn notes for lists, brainstorming, putting words on a page and letting my brain sift through them. It may not come as a surprise, then, that I’m also picky about...
The Darkness Before The Light

The Darkness Before The Light

I’ve lived in the north before, in winter. We spent three years outside of Seattle. I went to school in Boston. But the Montana winter is something different and beautiful. And I haven’t been prepared for how much the fall of darkness, in the past few...
14 Trails of Summer: Week 3

14 Trails of Summer: Week 3

Week Three: Strawberry Lake The hike to Strawberry Lake has long been a famous one in my family. Apparently, my mother hiked this trail while pregnant with me. This was the first time I actually took to the trail myself, and I have great respect — the first mile...