Special Needs Horseback Rides Bring Smiles

Riders, volunteers, and even horses are smiling In between teaching shotgun at the Women's Outdoor Weekend and helping at the Youth Fishing Derby in Pagosa Springs Wolf Creek Outfitters (WCO) hosted the special needs children of Pagosa Springs for the annual horseback ride. Each year our team gives the kids the opportunity to watch, pet, … Continue reading Special Needs Horseback Rides Bring Smiles

Coping with the Stress of Losing an Animal

In my latest newsletter I discussed stress, coping with it, managing it, and learning from it. I mentioned that we all have stress in our lives, and ... well, I may have inadvertently invited some into my life because it's been a heck of a week. Fist off, someone said, "You look like you just … Continue reading Coping with the Stress of Losing an Animal

2A Colorado Girl in DC – DC Project

Not long ago I shared information about a fundraiser event for the DC Project. This is my first year to be able to squeeze it into the schedule, but I visited our Nation's capital as a Colorado delegate for the group. Over 50 women descended on Washington DC, coming together to support one another as … Continue reading 2A Colorado Girl in DC – DC Project

Hunting Summit 2019 by Swarovski Optik

As a writer I'm often blessed with days of getting my hands on the latest greatest products. Occasionally that includes fabulous adventures. Last week I partook in both as I attended Swarovski Optik's Hunting Summit. The Hunting Summit is an event of which I've followed in the past as I've used the tried and true … Continue reading Hunting Summit 2019 by Swarovski Optik

Touring, Writing, Conferencing, POMA

I've been on the road and neglecting my updates, starting with a trip to the annual Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA) conference, it's time to catch up! The daughter and I took a road trip and made a nine-hour drive a bit longer by stopping to see some sights along the way. Do you ever … Continue reading Touring, Writing, Conferencing, POMA

For the Outdoors Dad – Father’s Day Gift Ideas

I hope you're lucky enough to have the need to look for a perfect father's day gift for your outdoorsy dad. I used to enjoy the smile on my dad's face when I found the perfect gift for him. I no longer have the pleasure of this endeavor, but I'd like to share some of … Continue reading For the Outdoors Dad – Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Support the Women Traveling to D.C. | DC Project

Next month I'll be traveling to Washington D.C. with the women of the DC Project. The DC Project Team Match is going to be run this weekend. The funds raised from the event will be used in support of the women who will be traveling to meet with their legislators on Capitol Hill. It’s open … Continue reading Support the Women Traveling to D.C. | DC Project

Mia Anstine Featured in Empowering Book About Women Hunters

Mia Anstine of Pagosa Springs, Colorado is among 18 individual female hunters across the country profiled in a revealing new book called Why Women Hunt. The book is the first of its kind by Author and hunter K. J. Houtman. Anstine is a hunting guide and instructor in archery, firearms, and other outdoor-related skills: “Sitting … Continue reading Mia Anstine Featured in Empowering Book About Women Hunters

Avoid Wildlife Attacks – Aggressive Bear Bites Woman

It's interesting to me that people have become so separated from their instincts. Days ago humans understood that wild animals are just that -- wild. Our instincts told us to pay attention, to be aware of our surroundings, to carry protection, and to avoid potentially dangerous situations. I'm not saying that this hiker did anything … Continue reading Avoid Wildlife Attacks – Aggressive Bear Bites Woman