Winter Running

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

Winter Preparation The fall of 2010 lulled us all to sleep prior to the winter weather upon us. The memorable trail runs amidst the golden aspens and warm temperatures have become just that – memories! Running outdoors during the winter…

14th Annual Bozeman Ice Climbing Festival

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

In the late sixties and into the early seventies, climbing, on any medium was a far different game than it is today. Ascending difficult rock routes, for example, meant you wore a nappy old head band tied around an even nappier head of hair…

406: For Beginners

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

As winter wraps itself around our curvy natural state, we are compelled to accessorize with an arsenal of winter gear. Dusting off those Sorels gives me an odd sense of pleasure, as if I am unholstering a life saving piece of integral…

A Metaphysical Moment: Canyon River Spa

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

When Canyon River Spa was destroyed by fire in January 2010, Heather Ripplinger’s vision of a holistic and proactive full service spa did not go up in smoke with it. “Everything was destroyed. Only a few things were salvaged such as the…

One Life. Six Words. What’s Yours?

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But, what about six? Does an image exist that could with striking poignancy and precision illustrate that which can be so concisely conveyed in a mere half dozen words? I’m not convinced it…

Is a Dollar Really Worth a Dollar?

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

What’s a dollar worth? This question constantly comes up on my weekly radio show. A question that prompts several answers, all accurate, depending on your point of view. The dollar is worth less but it’s also worth more than it used to be…

Casa Sanchez: The Little Casa That Should

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

The advantage of being a newcomer to these here parts is that each restaurant doorway, be it high-falootin’ or simple fare, is a threshold to discovery. Will this become a favorite new place? Will the tastes and smells and atmosphere amaze…

Sex and Intimacy During The Cancer Journey

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

Cancer is hard. Everybody knows that the journey is long and at times can be treacherous. There are many treatment decisions that are made to help people survive the disease but there are also side effects from the life saving treatment. The…

Janie McGrory

Fri. Dec. 3rd, 2010

Janie McGrory Painting with oils, acrylics or watercolors, it is obvious that intense color, magical places and the love of animals and nature permeate Janie McGrory’s work.  A self-taught artist, she spent her early years in New York…

Project ART!

Sat. Nov. 27th, 2010

Help us keep the arts thriving in the Gallatin Valley! The Emerson Center for the Arts & Culture, together with local schools and non-profits, will be collecting art supplies this holiday season to distribute among anonymously chosen…

Keep Connected

Wed. Nov. 3rd, 2010

Isn’t there a book with a title something like “I Learned Everything I Needed To Know in Kindergarten?” Well, sometimes it seems we haven’t progressed too far from that point of innocence and discovery. I was reminded of this by…

Handling Holiday Grief

Wed. Nov. 3rd, 2010

With the winter holidays around the corner, those new to loss and grief may find the anticipation and isolation building up to them can be debilitating and confusing. The expectations may feel overwhelming, but the message of hope is this:…

Beneath the Surface: The Dangers of Pre-season Skiing and Boarding

Wed. Nov. 3rd, 2010

Any day now, that early season storm will roll through, dumping some fluffy white powder in the mountains and subsequently covering their inherent rugged features. The anticipation and temptation of busting out our skis or snowboards for the…

Climb On

Wed. Nov. 3rd, 2010

There was a time I considered myself a totally “radical” climber – too cool even for myself.  I’m a female first of all, only 4’11’’ and there I was excelling at this extreme sport that was completely challenging both…

A Metaphysical Moment With Astrologer Dawn Miller

Wed. Nov. 3rd, 2010

At first glance Dawn Miller is the quintessential girl next-door- blonde, blue eyed, cheerful. She is confident, well spoken and extremely intelligent. It is difficult to put a finger on it but there is something unexpected, even a little…