Life on Pelly Farm

The Pelly River Ranch is full of history, multiple stories have already been written about it (Yukon News, FirstWeEat, Hougen). There is so much I could say about the farm, but I won’t repeat what has already been written. If you’re interested, click the links or do your own google search, or matter of fact, … More Life on Pelly Farm

Sunny Spruce Farm

Despite being extremely happy and thankful to have made the beautiful 2,000+ mile journey up to Alaska, the first few days on Sunny Spruce Farm weren’t so sunny for me… feeling sad to see Alvin go, especially without cell reception to communicate.. and tremendous sadness about Shelton’s deteriorating condition. It was hard to see him … More Sunny Spruce Farm

My Sweet Shelton

On a Wednesday morning about eight years ago, before going to work at Morgan’s Canoe & Outdoor Adventures in Indiana, I went to White’s Sale Barn. There I saw two little farm girls with half a dozen of the cutest free puppies. I took one of the precious hounds into my arms and rubbed my … More My Sweet Shelton

My Climate Story

My mother passed away from breast cancer when I was seven. She was in her mid-thirties and there were some speculations made about chemicals from the cornfield behind our house. My mother and father were very close with nature and took my sister and me canoeing and hiking throughout Indiana and beyond when we were … More My Climate Story

The Save Movement

This weekend, my eyes were opened a little bit wider. Yesterday, I joined the Save Movement and stood outside a slaughterhouse for the first time to bear witness, for a few hours, and see with my own eyes cows coming into the facility. JBS yearly kills over 2 million cows. That may sound astonishing but … More The Save Movement

Life is short

“….tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver, Summer Day (see full poem below) These words by Mary Oliver are ringing in my ears today. Here I stand, again confronted with the realities of life and the realities of the planet. All signs pointing … More Life is short