In My Mother’s Memory

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter 5 days on the ice I discovered we had WiFi. Camped on the frozen expanse of Lake Winnipeg my tentmates and I sat eating dinner in the light of our headlamps. Comfortable in each other’s company we settled into the quiet routine of passing the time before bed reading … Continue reading

Honor Thy Sawyer

By his own admission, Montana sawyer, Pete Tallmadge thought surely someone else would be a  better choice for the job.“When Kirsten Kaiser the 3 Rivers District Ranger called and asked if I would consider being the sawyer for the 2017 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, I just about said … Continue reading