blog hiatus

hey blogosphere. haven’t been on here much. we don’t have internet at our house right now so it makes blogging a challenge. summer continues to be busy as ever and this summer is… Continue reading

april visits

april came to small town montana for a week! it was wonderful to have her back in the area and i wish it could have lasted longer. it was a great excuse to… Continue reading


we had a wonderful vacation with my family. we rented a house near lake michigan and enjoyed the lake, picking cherries, walking the beach, floating in the lake, fishing, riding 4-wheelers, cooking, and… Continue reading

a break from the busy-ness

moving has been good, but busy! in my 3 weeks at the new job i have had a business trip to utah and a canoe trip down the missouri river. totally different trips,… Continue reading

The simple things

Like being able to take our canoe to a nearby lake and go fishing after work.

One Year!

today marks one year of marriage for randy and me! we spent the weekend celebrating at Holland Lake Lodge, a beautiful lodge on a mountain lake in the Swan Valley. we have only… Continue reading

packing and time with friends

exactly one week from now we should beĀ unloading the moving truck. crazy. moving day is rapidly approaching and though we are in good shape when it comes to packing i am finding plenty… Continue reading

running route

i am often asked by friends who live far away what i love about montana. here is a glimpse of a “montana moment” for me today: of course montana isn’t perfect, as no… Continue reading

about the leap

i said i’d write more later after our “making the leap” picture so here is some explanation: i should be packing right now. packing because we are moving! we are moving back to… Continue reading

making the leap

sometimes you just gotta go for it. more later…