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Finally getting around to... Missoula, by Jon Krakauer 

Since I may or may not have gone to college in a little ol’ town named Missoula (GO GRIZ!), I have had a copy of Jon Krakauer’s book tucked into my bedside stand since it was loaned to me…. 486 more words

Thursday Numbers

If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun. – Katharine Hepburn

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm. 546 more words


Montana Climate Assessment says dramatic changes are coming; we need to be in action

According to the Montana Climate Assessment, published last week, the impacts of climate change are already being felt in the state, and will get more significant throughout the rest of the century. 1,211 more words

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Surviving Yanapaccha

I went to Peru to experience other mountains. I need mountains, having left Seattle to live in Missoula. I wanted to meet someone else’s mountains, so I trekked over a couple in the Andes and Cordillera Blanca. 594 more words

Go Griz!

I was raised on big time college football. In our family, Saturday afternoons wetr spent watching our beloved Ohio State Buckeyes on television.

Nothing was more exciting than hearing ABC college football commentator Keith Jackson say, “It’s a wonderful day for college football in Columbus Ohio!”

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I'm Such a Ravenclaw: Can Classes Start?

There is no doubt in my mind that if I attended Hogwarts, there’s a pretty good chance I would have been sorted into Ravenclaw.  There is a reason why I totally love school and have been taken classes for 10 years now: “Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure,” as  409 more words


Thursday Numbers

The soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. 389 more words