Montana’s Public Use Cabins, part 2

Check out our intro to public use cabins– one of our favorite things about Montucky! This is about our trip to the Kings Hill Cabin near Neihart, Montana, conveniently located across the road from the Showdown Ski Area.       I can’t believe how many of my Montana friends don’t know about these cabins. Check […]

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Montana’s Public Use Cabins, part 1

Lots of people I know in Montana have a cabin, or their parents have a cabin, or their aunts, uncles, grandparents, best friends, third grade elementary teachers have a cabin. And all the rest of the people I know in Montana dream of having a cabin.

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Hitchin’ again, hitchin’ again

What goes north must eventually go back south, most unfortunately. I fell head over heels for our little log cabin and it pained me very much to hand the keys over the morning we checked out of it. We could not have asked for a better vacation than a cabin in Finland- it’s just right […]

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Finnish Lapland

I just get so tired. Lord knows I love a good nap, but I just can’t seem to wake up here. Gregory, who rarely naps at home, has been joining me for three, four, six hour naps here in Finland. Our first night in Lapland we laid down at 6:00p, got up at 9:00p, stayed […]

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Hitchin’ a ride, hitchin’ a ride

Kristina and Mike told us about a great area in the far, snowy (but not the farthest, snowiest) north of Finland called Saariselka and the hotel where they used to work outside of Finland’s second largest national park- Urho Kekkonen National Park, or Urho Kekkonen kansallispuisto if you will. A snowy paradise with cabins and […]

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Snowman World

When I first messaged my friend Kristina (the only Finn I’ve ever met) for recommendations on traveling to Finland to meet Santa Claus, I was pleased as punch to hear she not only knew all about Santa, but that she was actually working at Snowman World in Santa Claus Village. I nearly passed out from […]

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Hoarfrost

  According to the Weather Channel, this morning the windchill was -28°f. It’s the middle of November! Gregory keeps trying to convince me I’m a northern woman now, but I miss the 70° Oklahoma autumn days. A a clear sky and thick morning fog created these gorgeous conditions so I ventured out in the freezing temps […]

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