Living Life in the Mountains

Thinning Trees in Your Private Forest Land

I’m finding it rather exhilarating to own forested land! And it feels like a big responsibility to make this little piece of forest as healthy as it can be. In a couple years or so, we’ll be able to truly enjoy it to the full extent. Right now, having recently moved in to our mountain… Continue reading Thinning Trees in Your Private Forest Land

Living Life in the Mountains

A Morning at Lions Camp

My life interests seem to be intersecting...and I'll write about that in more detail in another blog. But I'll tell you now that one of my life interests will always be individuals who have special needs, due to our two children, now in heaven, who had special needs. So this morning, my husband Mike and… Continue reading A Morning at Lions Camp

Living Life in the Mountains

Life After “The Big Plunge”

In my last blog, The Big Plunge, I shared what led us to decide to quit Mike's city job, depend more on our home business, and move to the mountains. Indeed moving from our stable home to an unknown life in the mountains, and having to down-size over 50% has felt a lot like jumping… Continue reading Life After “The Big Plunge”

Living Life in the Mountains

The Big Plunge

Mike and I are at a unique place in our lives. When he soon leaves his current job to focus on our business Rocky Mountain Glow, we are free as two birds. I think of the closing scene in the movie Castaway when Chuck Nolan, having just freed himself from a desert island, is standing… Continue reading The Big Plunge