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Smoke Filled Sky

Fire Danger Still in the Air

I went to retrieve my dad last Monday night. Nine days have passed and the area fires surround us. Smoke hovers, winds blow, people pack. Fires blaze in all directions, but the town I live in is still the safety with the farthest fire 15 miles away and across the Columbia River. Thirty miles north […]

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Shut Out of the Woods

I had my day planned. A day of rest after a week of hard colt riding and three days of hosting a cowgirl retreat at my ranch.  The morning allowed me to catch up on Women Writing the West correspondence and conference committee follow-ups. With all of that done, I planned to eat and get […]

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Growth Through Stretching

For the past two years, I’ve been the secretary for Women Writing the West (WWW). This was no stretch after years of various PTO (Parent Teacher and Other), 4-H Leader, and School Board Member positions and offices. Skills and confidence for this nationally recognized organization slid right into place. Then, I was asked to come […]

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