August 12 2015 A HARSH REMINDER August 13th 2015 Tragedy in Yellowstone. A hiker (a park employee) was killed by a bear while hiking on a popular trail here in the lake area. It has been in the news. According to news reports, the hiker was alone, off trail, and not carrying any bear spray. He was found on Friday the 7thafter he did not show up for work, partially eaten and hidden in the bear’s food cache. The news reported that the ... read more
I was a big dreamer. As a kid, my dreams and realities didn’t quite reflect each other. I wanted to climb trees. I couldn’t get past the first branch. I wanted to be a singing star. I was mostly part of the choir. I wanted to be homecoming queen, not to be. No complaints, I really have had a good and blessed life, just that a hint of a desire for more still burns in secret in my heart.
As a college student, I traveled to northwestern Montana with my parents on a mission trip, and then we spent a few weeks traveling, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado. And I fell in love. I set my life’s d... full info