A City Girl
02/05/15

This is the story of a city girl who came out west with her new husband. She was shocked to discover how little water was available on the land and…

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A Stranger’s Concern
01/09/15

After a three-day snowstorm that held Eastern Montana in a frozen grip, the sky cleared, and the stretch of snow-covered meadow near my house lured me outside to ski. As…

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Mother’s Day
05/10/15

When Sunday comes, I will be 1,821 miles away. I will be treading the path of the greedy, the desperate, and the hopeful. Those who marched towards the mad promises…

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Siberian Cranes
12/09/14

Yesterday while I stood on a small island in Poyang Lake, China, six Siberian cranes in glistening white with black wing tips circled overhead on midday thermals. Like fellow humans…

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