Early Humans in Idaho

I was recently reading an article about the oldest signs of life on the North American continent were found in Eastern Idaho over this past week. The artifacts found date human life here back about 16,000 years earlier than we previously had evidence of. It was an interesting read, and I am blessed to be […]

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I am just a cloud in the sky. I am just a passerby

That’s the tune I sing in my own head while I grocery shop with my family. We are calling out to each-other in the aisles like lost animals. Circling the entire store multiple times on our weekly hunt. Vegetables. Meat. Soups and cereal. We forgot cheese.

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Thunder Mountain Suicide

Frank Van Zant doesn’t sound like the name of a famous Native American. That’s because he wasn’t really a Native American. In reality, he was just a hippie. Living in the western US and taking road trips across the country like many Americans of his generation did. Zant was a WW2 veteran from Oklahoma and […]

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I drove from Central Florida to Central Oregon myself.

I was asked a lot while I was stopping at  interstate gas stations in the middle of nowhere. “You’re really alone? Thats awfully brave of you.” the clerk would say, knowing that I am obviously not from around there. Watching the landscape change and hearing the accents evolve simultaneously. It was fascinating, and as I […]

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Traveling across the USA and waking up in the Pacific Northwest

I’ve been traveling now for two months and it feels a lot more like six. It’s exhausting business and traveling has allowed me to notice some behavioral issues I am having.  It’s frustrating, I notice myself when I continue falling upon patterns that ensure some kind of disaster. Does it take a while before that […]

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