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A Mountain Man Proposal–Part 1

AnnouncementWe’d been looking forward to the next Rendezvous all year long, and this year I had a surprise for Birdy!

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A Mountain Man Proposal–Part 2

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Saturday morning broke at 6am, to the sound (and feel) of cannon fire! This was the big day.

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Birdy’s Birthday Bonanza

IMG_6411Join us for another post, where we search for Fossils, and journey to see family!

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2018 ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 3: Second Race Day

IMG_6172Join me in this post, for another race day in the snowy Wallowa Mountains!

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2018 ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 2: Race Day

IMG_6112I almost forgot the best part of Wednesday, the musher’s potluck!

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2018 ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 1: Preparation

IMG_6080This year I was promoted to ‘Check Point Coordinator’ at Salt Creek Summit, and got to take 2 kids along for the adventure!

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Trip to Treasure Island–The Play

IMG_5787In this edition, we travel over the hills and through the woods to see my son perform the lead role in a Missoula Children’s Theater production of Treasure Island!

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Birthday Halloween Combo

IMG_5606As relatives already know, my birthday is only a few days from Halloween, so you’ll get a ‘two for one’ on today’s post!

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Weddings are better than I remember…

IMG_5234In the 13 years since I moved across the state from my family, I haven’t attended a single wedding… until now.

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Labor Day Weekend–a Grown-Up’s retreat

20170902_133210The summer schedule at work had accelerated by two weeks, the “before winter” to-do list was looming large after little attention, all the kids would be with their ‘co-parents’. It was time to pull the reset lever and head out for a quiet weekend, before school rules our life for another 9 months! A flea market in a gold-boomed ghost town sounded like just the ticket…

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