Living and Learning in the Digital World

Liz Marchi writes about how, despite distance, location and physical limitations, we have access to others through their stories, videos and pictures.

A Ski Family— in My Dreams?

In my dreams, we’ll be a ski family four-deep on the quad chair playfully arguing about what run we should ski next.

Winter Preparation

Here are some of best bodyweight exercises and different ways to apply them to your chosen sport in a super-efficient workout.

Mind, Body, Nutrition

As we age, our bodies need regular focus to keep muscles long and lean.

Let Nature be Thy Medicine

Herbalist Thomas Tracey has healed the Flathead with local herbs for over 30 years

Mobilizing for Winter

With winter sports right around the corner, now is a good time to add a few stretching movements into your workout routine

A Demand for Fresh, Local Food

The farm-to-table movement is providing more opportunities for farmers in the Flathead, and better eating options for consumers

Run Better

Add the following circuit into your routine a few days a week to help build muscle memory and stabilize your running mechanics


I have strengths that hopefully overshadow the lack of acute-precision hand movements

Freedom in Floating

ISO Float Center uses weightlessness and sensory deprivation to calm the mind and body

The Heart of Dixie

Most of us live the journey to aging at two levels: the aging of our parents and our own. The experience of my own parents has given me a lot to consider.

New Meanings

If someone were to tell me that they wanted to give me a “ton” of goldfish five years ago, my answer would have been, “Gross. No.” Birds and fish as pets are not my jam.

A Lot About Bob

Mentors matter at every stage of life. When I began dealing with my parents’ aging as well as my own, I looked for a mentor.

Winter Endurance Ski Conditioning

With the first snow already on the ground and winter in full swing, the rush for pre-season ski conditioning is on.

Why the Pants?

No pants? No problem. That’s how I feel after the never-ending arguments I have with my children