King the squirrel, riding high on the fat of the land. You can find it anywhere under the right conditions.
Since last spring I’ve been transitioning into less structured and supportive sorts of shoes, first for hiking and secondly, for everything else. It’s been a hugely beneficial process, but I’ve found that once you make the switch, you can’t go back. This year especially, I’ve noticed that my feet have been shortening, my arch growing […]
Is Bell’s, of Michigan. This is not just a case of the grass being greener, as we don’t get Bell’s out west (yet). Everytime I’ve been in the midwest this year I’ve sought it out, and every one of Bell’s beers has been excellent. They’re mature, balanced beverages, rather than the more-is-better crackpot microbrews that […]
Lake McDonald late this afternoon, with a double digit negative wind chill.
It’s 2F outside as I sit here in the comfy chair, sipping coffee from the 28 oz Yellowstone NP trout mug. Our neighbor two house down just, as he does whenever snow gives him the chance, cruised by in the process of snowblowing the entire sidewalk on this side of the street. He greated/accosted me […]
Harrison Lake. In the previous two years autumn has lasted almost until the solstice, with snow and single digit (F) temps waiting until mid-December. This year, everything seems to be a month ahead. I approve. It is a few weeks process getting acclimated to winter. The psychological and physiological aspects of cold adaptation cannot be […]
After a week of steady snow and temperatures in town flitting around the freezing mark, winter emphatically arrived last night. Up in the foothills (West Glacier ) evening lows are forecasted solidly into the negative single digits. Might it be time to go camping? The skiing up on Big Mountain has been excellent this week, […]