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2016 in Review | Stuck in North Idaho

Our 2016 in review | My view from a new year

Wow, 2016 ended with a bang. I've been trying to give myself a break from the internet for a while because I had a hard time dealing with all the negativity post-election. Whether they were joking or not, a lot of my contacts were choosing to focus on the low points of the year. In thinking about it, yeah, a lot of bad things happened globally, but so did a lot of good things. And when I narrow my focus…

Kyle's doin' 29 right

Cheers to Kyle’s 29th

So far, Kyle’s 29th year is off to a amazing start and I hope the momentum continues. In the six short weeks since his birthday, he’s flown a small Cessna, completed a half Ironman, biked the Going to the Sun Road in Glacier, and is now completing a motorcycle trip to Alaska and back. Not bad, eh? For Kyle’s birthday this year, I wanted to do something special because 29 can sometimes be one of those “Meh” birthdays for people.…

Kyle does Movember

Facial Fur for Health | Kyle Does Movember

Every November for the past, I don’t know, five years I have heard references to “Movember.” Until recently I presumed that is was nothing more than a justification for lazy grooming. I admit that I have haphazardly jumped on the bandwagon and grown an upper lip sweater without doing any research or having any clue why Movember came to be. Well this year I decided to change that, so I ventured to the Movember website to see what kind of programs…

Hike to Revett Lake near Murray, Idaho | Stuck in North Idaho
Green Bluff Growers is Spokane, WA via Stuck in North Idaho

A visit to Green Bluff

This morning as I sipped my coffee, I watched out the window as the fog and clouds dissipated from the city streets and the morning sun lit the gold leaves still clinging to the trees outside. Fall is here. Earlier this month the days became noticeably shorter and the nights cooler; but the days stayed warm and sunny. Not our typical October. This week though, there’s been a shift and now there’s a bite in the air and early morning…