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Go Ape in Aberfolye!

While in Scotland, Henry and Anders decided to Go Ape in Aberfoyle. What does that mean? Go Ape! is high ropes and zip line course in Queen Elizabeth Park near Aberfoyle where you can fly 46 meters above the ground on two of Britain’s longest zip wires. They swung through the trees, swooped on a swing, …

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Horseback riding in Yellowstone National Park with Wilderness Pack Trips

Horseback riding in Yellowstone

We had the pleasure of backcountry horseback riding in Yellowstone National Park with Wilderness Pack Trips. This wasn’t the nose-to-tail trail ride that you see people enduring from the road; this was an off-trail wilderness experience. In a park that sees more than four million visitors a year, we saw no one. That’s how I …

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Happy Winter Solstice 2015

It’s my favorite holiday! Happy winter solstice to you. Need some other ideas for celebrating the solstice? This post from Rhythms of Play has some lovely ideas to incorporate into your celebration.

Livingston Holiday Stroll

On the first Friday of each December Livingston, Montana throws a holiday stroll. And we caught some of it on film.  

Live from the Mammoth Terraces

Right now I am in Peru on my birthday trip, starting an eight day trek through the Andes. I went ahead and posted this ahead of time so you wouldn’t miss me. Part of our Yellowstone FTF fun included a little walk around the Mammoth Terraces. There wasn’t anyone else on the boardwalk while we …

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I like to climb rainbows

Anders has started taking ukulele lessons; part of our effort to give him a music education. He’s had three lessons so far. Anders and Finn come from two very unmusical parents, so they need whatever help they can get. Science, reading, history…we’ve got it covered. But we needed to do something to counteract all my …

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Wilsall parade and rodeo 2011

On Sunday, Anders, Finn and I donned our cowboy boots and Western shirts and headed north 28 miles to Wilsall, Montana (population ~250). Since it was Father’s Day, Henry spent the day in Yellowstone with his father and a few cameras. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I imagine this video is worth …

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