Monthly Archives: July 2014

Episode 10: The Kalispell Adventure-Peak Experiences

  Prologue This week was, as my former mother-in-law would have said, challenging. Being able to return to the memories and photos and Kalispell Adventure inspirations is healing after a week on “the front line.” So now, step back in time with … Continue reading

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Intermission: Culinary Travels

A Brief Intermission No. The Kalispell Adventure is not finished. A brief intermission, however, seemed appropriate during my excited morning pioneering in the kitchen. Reentering my work life last week was an adjustment. A culture shock-infused sense of withdrawal. I am an … Continue reading

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Episode 9: The Kalispell Adventure-The Hobbit’s Floor

On this grey Ohio morning, Montana seems very far away. Hidden behind over 1,000 miles, the politics of work, distractions of “civilized” life, and a ludicrous “to do” list.  Distance brings remarkable clarity. Makes the unessential obvious. The chaotic maelstrom … Continue reading

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Episode 8: The Kalispell Adventure-Where words are not enough

Preface Yes. I am back from my adventure. As the coming episodes of the trip are published, you will understand why you didn’t get them “real time.” And, as I post on this July 13th, I send great birthday wishes to … Continue reading

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Episode 7: The Kalispell Adventure- Lone Pine, Foy’s Inspiration and Turning 25

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 Kalispell 11am Making friends with waitresses is a good thing. Been there. Know that many wait people are often waiting to get to somewhere else. Others really like interacting with people. Still others have no other … Continue reading

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Episode 6-The Kalispell Adventure: Flathead Lake, a Birthday, and Somer’s Cafe

Monday, June 30, 2014 After a very, very, very long Sunday night’s drive, I arrived in Billings at 10:36pm. Limping. Crunching the numbers, I hated the fact that even though in Montana, it was still going to be about another … Continue reading

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The Kalispell Adventure: Ep.5-No. Really Close Encounters

This evening’s post comes to you from the Kalispell Brewing Company where tight necks get unwound. June 29, 2014 Sunday afternoon Sundance, Wyoming Did I expect to see Robert Redford branding his cattle in some field adjoining Sundance? No. But … Continue reading

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