This year we hosted our 10th exchange student in the last 6 years! Last weekend was high school graduation and the parties that go along with. This is how we party in Montana…
Stewey, the party mascot
Playing some games
One handed shot with other hand holding your beer without spilling? Awesome!
This party was hosted by some friends to say goodbye to her exchange student also. It was a great family focused party with a lot of kids, games, and food. Nice way to spend our Saturday!
“Teaching Children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.”
-Thomas Berry, Dream of the Earth
A friend of ours dropped off some Morels for us the other day. What a great guy as I wouldn’t share any of mine if I found them!
Today, we decided to go look for some of our own, but mainly it was just to get out into the woods. My daughter is spending too much time in the house watching, My Little Ponies, on the IPad and not connecting with nature which surrounds us. When I was younger I was always outside. My mom would kick us kids out and lock the doors and we couldn’t come back in until she would call us in for lunch. Of course there weren’t as many other distractions then. We didn’t have satellite TV yet, no computers, video games, etc… so it was more fun outside anyway, I suppose. I just remember our imaginations taking off. We had a big hill behind our house which we would hike up and play in a tree fort we built out of branches and the bushy base of another tree. We spent all summer up there exploring everything. I may or may not have even started quite a forest fire once practicing my girl scout fire building and extinguishing…..
The best thing in the world when we were younger, was riding in the back of the truck in the mountains! Especially with our dogs!
I always heard where you find snails there are Morels close by.
We didn’t find much for mushrooms, but rounded up (and left) quite a collection of snails!
Headed home after a fun filled afternoon