Happy Winter Solstice, let’s remember

Hello! Happy Winter Solstice – let's remember: I’ve always loved getting out to enjoy the beautiful winter season as a child, and even now as an adult. When I was little, I spent hours and hours at the ice skating rink at Stodden Park near my house in Butte, Mont. Or I had my mom drop me and some friends off at one of the rinks across town. My dad always tells a story about how proud he was of me the first time I strapped on some ice skates. He’ll tell you I went all the way around the speed skating rink by myself. I think I was around 5 or 6 years old. But when I wasn’t ice skating, I was sled riding down the hill at the Oregon Street overpass (hello Sarah Wixsten in heaven) or making a snowman or snow angels in the new fallen snow. I still remember coming into the house with red stinging fingers from the cold. Now, my...
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New Montana favorite Beartooth Pass

Living in the Light Energy of freedom I feel like I haven't unpacked my suitcase since March. I've put many miles on my car rambling across Montana and surrounding states. Traveling and exploring are something I love doing regularly. It's my way of accessing my space of freedom. When I say freedom, I don't mean the 4th of July-type freedom, but rather a freedom in the feeling of being light and at peace. Here's what I mean: Close your eyes, and imagine all of your senses being activated. You're in the now, with no constraints from the past and future. You're totally and completely in your body, out of mind. The air you breath is weightless. The burden you hold on your shoulders released. The heat from the yellow sun tickles your face. Your heart beats ever so gently. Like a hug from inside, a sense of joy washes over you with a smile – YOU ARE FREE! For me, this feeling is...
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