Outdoors, Hunting, and Inspiration with Mia Anstine and ‘Mountain Climer’

A new friend who's been following my inspiration for some time reached out to interview me for a new project. He's created a website, www.mountainclimer.com, which is designed to inspire others. I feel honored to play a part in being a positive influence, or role model, for others. I also look to them for inspiration, so …

Handbags for a Country Girl Who Goes to Town

I've had a struggle that past few months and it's not the typical one of lugging a huge satchel around with my computer, camera, chargers, and gear. I've retired that messenger style bag but also had to retire the old heave MacBook Pro (MBP). I have new, smaller, more sleek, easier to travel with, MBP. Don't …

On the First Day of Christmas – Gift Idea

I've been diligently working on my Christmas gift list and in the process striving to give you some ideas too. In addition to my, the Mountains Are Calling shirts, you can find a wide variety of items on my new Amazon Influencer page. There are tons of items for anyone who wants to get outside, …

Great Gift for Ranchy Peeps or Anyone With a UTV

A great ranchy gift idea, or one for anyone who drives a 4-wheeler or UTV, has hit my inbox. I once shared this video of 'What We Grow in Colorado' (See below). It was all about rocks. We were picking rocks from the pasture before drilling the field. This is an ongoing process. I really do think …

Change your clocks and your driving habits

As clocks change watch for wildlife on the highway In a recent YouTube video, I shared a headlight cleaning hack, and a story about how I came to have one clean, shiny headlight and a dull one. You guessed it. I whacked a deer. While I pursue wildlife during hunting season, I don't enjoy hitting …

My Shooting Princess Slays Dragons

Do you remember when you were a princess, had huge dreams, climbed to the top of towers, and slew dragons? Hopefully, you're still that girl (or guy!), so to speak. As we grow up and learn responsibility, respect, patience, and even fear, we sometimes forget where we started and worry about toppling. If we let …