Montana


The place I want to travel

The place I want to travel

The first part of this post is practical and story-telling in nature. Our itinerary, affordability, roadtrip realities, "how we did it", that kind of thing. The last part is when I delve into the heart, and talk about the "places" I really want to travel.

What the whole year's all about

What the whole year's all about

We left Paradise Valley on Sunday with tentative plans to return next summer. It was the only way to leave without feeling heartbroken, strategizing how we might make the magic happen again.

Homebase in Livingston, MT

Homebase in Livingston, MT

I had a place to create order and routines, a space to support not just my people, but the guests of the Airbnb. And the Paradise Valley and Livingston, MT offered everything we needed, within a 20 mile stretch of highway.

A working vacation (and feeding piglets)

A working vacation (and feeding piglets)

I wasn't expecting this trip out west to be vacation. When our friends in Montreal found out we were traveling for 6 weeks I was clear that this wasn't a vacation, it was a trip.

A good story

A good story

Five summers ago was a very significant summer. We had just uprooted our lives in the United States and living a good story became another way to phrase the kind of life I wanted. Of course, I had no idea what I was getting myself into.

Paradise Valley ~ Big Sky Country

Paradise Valley ~ Big Sky Country

I needed this so badly and I had no idea how much I needed this, till I was right here

En Route & Arrived

En Route & Arrived

After two days of travel (first an eleven hour drive to Maine and overnight stay with friends, then a day of three flights with inevitable delays) we have arrived in Montana. For these first couple days in "Big Sky Country" we're staying with Ryan Jordan and his wife Stephanie. Later ...