Chronicles of Less Urban Living, Fresh from In the Night Farm

Winter Weekend

Ironman and I spent a fantastic weekend playing in the mountains. After a week of snowstorms, the sun came out in time for some snowshoeing in the hills above Ketchum.

This was the easy part, near the beginning, where someone else had already broken trail through the deep snow.

Before long, the going got tougher. Milo’s decision to park himself on the back of my snoeshoe was less than helpful.

Onward and upward! I’m on a firm and easy section here, but you can tell by the snow on my clothes that we spent a fair amount of time slogging through drifts that were nearly waist deep.


The view from the top was worth the effort. Exhilirating weather, invigorating exercise, engaging company (human and canine)…what could be better?

Well, I don’t know about better, but the surprise that awaited me when I logged onto the interwebs last night was almost as good. It seems my recipe for Fat Guacamole Devils won the Primal Snacks category of the cookbook contest at Mark’s Daily Apple! Among other things, this means that I’ll soon be modeling my very own Grok On T-shirt.

Look out, Idaho…you’re in trouble now!

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