I love the idea of Alastair Johnson’s “Hello” page. Telling people up front where you spend time online, how to contact you, and why. I’ve found a large part of inbox overwhelm is due to lack of communication around expectations.
Massive rain and wind storm is moving through where we are. We’re stuck in the restaurant where we just finished dinner. Nothing to do but wait and have a…
Nation Park Number 4 for this trip: Badlands
Who can find a fantastic brewery with great food in the middle nowhere Montana? Bethany can!
I recently posted the photo and caption above to Instragram. My wife posted a similar one with a caption also saying we were in the middle of nowhere.
But that was not the truth.
And, I think this is important to remember. Because words mean things. The easiest way to erase a people and a place is to do so with language. To say “no one” lives there or that it is in the “middle of nowhere”. Yet, we use such language all the time.
I pledge to be better about this.
Because, to the people that live there, it is not only somewhere — it is the center of the universe. The middle of everywhere. And this is true for every human being in the billions of places we live. Every place is somebody’s somewhere. We need to honor and acknowledge this.
Tonight, I’m resting on the stolen ancestral lands of The Blackfeet Nation. I’m in the middle of somewhere. And, for me, tonight, it is the center of the universe
My wife writes about what Bozeman, Montana gets right about historic preservation. A lovely city that I feel I did not get enough time in and can’t wait to get back to some day.
Glacier National Park… Near sunset.
Important reference material: The 7 Principles – Leave No Trace
CJ Chilvers believes you are more interesting than you think..
It’s time to bring trust in individuals back.
What we believe in.
Kevin automated his money. An interesting idea for controlling one’s expenses.
Our home for the night…
And the view out the front “door”…