A spring roundup of stories and adventures, including a BBC Travel tale about the oddest island in the Pacific.
I finally feel like my head and my heart are back in the same groove after our recent adventures in jungles, deserts, oceans and mountains. Read on to hear why, and to check out photos from our travels!
This story by Rob, recently published in Anglers Journal, talks about our search for solitude and our search for big saltwater fish that Rob teased with a fly rod while we sailed the South Pacific.
Meanwhile, the leaves fall like so many stories
each one sighing through the air with its own
weight and momentum
settling into the piles that layer our lives.
My inner rebel disappeared when we returned from our adventures overseas. I want her back. This week, I got to work figuring out how to be a rebel–and feel free–again.
A weekend extravaganza where Kevin Colburn coined the term “vacational whimsy,” an apt description for fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants holiday planning. Vacational whimsy isn’t for the faint of heart. Rather than rainbows and gumdrops, unplanned adventures can lead to rainstorms and gum in your hair.
Every time Rob and I start down a trail–with Talon on my back, and 50 pounds of camping gear on his–I vow to never do it again. Somehow, we do it the next weekend anyway. Here’s why it’s worth toting your wee tot into the wilderness.
Snorkeling brings a new intimacy to my relationship with rivers and creeks that running rapids or matching the hatch never could. Here’s a little ditty on how and why you should snorkel Montana’s rivers.
Talon tells the tale of his first sailing expedition on Flathead Lake: “Last weekend, my parents took me in this big empty bathtub thingy with loud, white sheets that flapped around, went up and down, and swung side to side…”