10 Things a National Park Can Do For You

They’re not just pretty, they’re helpful. Here’s what they’ve done for me. … More 10 Things a National Park Can Do For You

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Thank You, Missoula

It’s my last morning in Missoula for a while.  Recently I went for a walk in the North Hills, my favorite hiking area in town, and took a journal with me.  Looking down on Missoula, I thought, “thank you.”  For all the experiences I had here–as a young woman, a student, a teacher, a friend.  … More Thank You, Missoula

Blood and Wisdom

Big Hole National Battlefield is ten miles from Wisdom, Montana. On this site on August 9, 1877, gunshots at dawn woke a camp of Nez Perce. Many died here:  31 soldiers and volunteers and nearly 90 Nez Perce—the majority women, children, and elderly.  They say you can still hear their cries. The place warrants many … More Blood and Wisdom