Montana

Cut your own Christmas tree

It’s December 1 and the holidays are in full swing around here. We are coming up on my favorite holiday–winter solstice! Why do we start off the solstice season with getting a Christmas tree? Because coniferous trees were part of…

Autumn

Here’s how you know it’s fall in our little slice of Montana heaven. The ever-lovely Yellowstone River a few blocks from our house. Leaves in the park. Snowberries in a cold hand. Oregon grape along the trail. Measuring wingspan at…