In August 1992, Ryan Pearce turned 13 and his grandfather, Warren Higgins, began a tradition that would carry on until Ryan entered adulthood. Every Wednesday for the next five years, Higgins composed and mailed a letter filled with life…
Paula Poundstone is hilarious. That may come as absolutely no surprise to you if you have ever seen her stand-up or any of her shows, but talking to her on the phone is an experience like none other. She had me crying I was laughing so hard,…
What Makes Bozeman Top Notch?
Bozeman is an idyllic place. We have small local businesses that support other small local businesses. Plenty of health conscience individuals, restaurants and grocers. ‘No idling’ policies at schools to promote clean air and…
Two of the most common lies told in Montana are: 1.) Yup, this here pick up’s paid for. 2.) Yup, I won this here belt buckle at a rodeo in high school.
I always got off on gravity! As a kid, I enjoyed the ways it provided for some of life’s more endearing moments with some of my closest friends: water balloons, snowballs and inner-tubes. This page is dedicated to that last…
Journeys of the Mind
Satisfying the Heart’s Desire to Keep Discovering by Building a Community of Lifelong Learners in the Gallatin Region
Dana Elizabeth Eklund
Dana Elizabeth Eklund grew up in Libertyville, Illinois, a suburb north of Chicago that was named one of the “best places to live for the rich and single” in 2013. I laughed out loud at this random fact. Eklund, who moved to Bozeman in 2007, is the last person I’d peg as a resident of such notoriety. She exhibits a gentleness—a quiet connectedness to her surroundings that fooled me into believing she was a Montana native when we first met. Eklund claims that college brought her to Montana. I contend it was a combination of lacrosse, skiing, and horses.
Early one recent morning, I was woken by the stirring of my other half. I had barely lifted my head when he calmly said “Don’t roll over. It appears one of the cats has thrown up on me.” He was not upset, or even surprised. We both got up, stumbling a around in the gray predawn light as we cleaned up the cat puke, changed the sheets and went back to bed.
Rallye Aiche Des Gazelles
Rachelle Croft and Rhonda Cahill want to show other mothers that they can achieve their dreams while raising children. The two 30-something moms from Bozeman, Montana, will compete in March in the toughest all-female off-road rally in the world in the Moroccan desert.