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Silver Dollar City | A Weekend Adventure

At some point mid-August, my friend Eileen and I realized neither of our families had plans for Labor Day Weekend. And we’ve been talking about taking the kids on an overnight playdate for months. So it came together — as the best plans do — just that easily. Silver Dollar City. Labor Day Weekend. Done. […]

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Glacier, Part 3 | Graupel in July & Going to the Sun

This post is part of a series, click here for the full story. | day 5 | There seems to be a single day during each trip that stands out for its level of challenge. And while – at the time – it’s hard and we may momentarily question our motivation to do such physically […]

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Glacier, Part 2 | This Moose be the Place

This post is part of a series, click here for the full story. | day 3 | There are two little words that are music to the ears of backpackers everywhere. Two little words that relieve aching shoulders, soothe tired feet, and trigger shared smiles over early morning mugs of camp coffee and granola. Day […]

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Glacier, Part 1 | Bridges, bears, & backcountry

One good look around the airport in Kalispell was all it took. Montana was love at first sight. We weren’t even out under the “big sky” yet, but the unmistakeable laid-back vibe — made me wanna go buy some Chacos. And a Subaru. We easily grabbed our single checked bag from the carousel and headed […]

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A story worth sharing

I write here for a number of reasons. Sometimes, I write simply to document our lives or to share our stories with friends, family, and beyond. But other times, I write to capture a feeling I know I’ll need to revisit later.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve stayed up an hour later […]

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