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November 2014

CLEAN PLATES FOR THANKSGIVING

A little peek into history: Seventy years ago, families across the country were preparing for a Thanksgiving feast, but under much different circumstances. Soldiers across the globe were embattled in a world war and at home, a campaign was in full swing to help even the children support the war effort by belonging to the…

SULPHUR CREEK RANCH

Since temperatures in the Bitterroot Valley have unseasonably hovered slightly above and below zero for the past week, we can’t help but snuggle down and stay warm. But as s a result, my thoughts have wandered to warmer days and fun adventures our family experienced last summer. One of the great opportunities of having a…

VETERAN’S DAY

For many of us, Veteran’s Day elicits some deep-seeded gratitude for family and friends who have served in our modern-day military. My husband’s brother, Adam, served for many years in the Army and was deployed to Afghanistan as well as Iraq twice. One summer, our extended family gathered up the West Fork of the Bitterroot River…

FEEDING THE BODY AND SOUL

Every so often, I’ll be sending a shout-out to a Bitterroot family who is making a huge difference in our community with their charitable kindness. This month, the McPherson family in Stevensville, Montana, deserves some recognition.