Joy Larson was raised in Montana, is a graduate of the University of Montana, mother of four, animal lover and writer.
$295 Million Nap
Have you ever fallen asleep at work? If you haven’t, I’m sure there have been days that you wanted to. Days when it seemed it took all your strength and stamina just to keep your eyes open? One German bank teller gave in to his sleep craving and nodded off during work.
Gifts Wedding Couples Hate
With wedding season comes lots of gift buying. How do you know what to get. Before I was married I would have answered that differently then I do now. After receiving wedding gifts that I have never used or just re-gifted, I am able to compile a list of the worst wedding gifts to give the lucky coup…
What Dads Really Want for Father’s Day
What do dads really want for Father’s Day? Not being a dad myself, I find it hard to know what to give my husband every year around this time. I spend days ruminating on what the perfect gift is. Usually the answer I come to is an okay gift, but not perfect.
Horrible Father’s Day Gifts
For this blog I went straight to the source, I asked my wonderful husband what he thought would be a terrible gift to get for Father’s Day and below are the answers he gave. It is only fair to note that my husband is an outdoorsman and has not a metrosexual bone in his body. He is much more comforta…
HIs Wife Has Bear Hair
My husband is a born and bred true Montanan. He loves and lives to fish, hunt, hike and enjoy the outdoors. During our married life, I have learned just how deep his obsession goes with this beautiful place we are lucky enough to call home.
Bike for Beer
What would you do if your favorite bar was on wheels? What if your favorite bar was environmentally friendly and could take you to other bars? Well, in places like Minneapolis, Nashville and San Diego, this is a reality.
Bacon Hot Dogs, MMMM… Thanks Oscar Mayer
Anyone who is in their 30s grew up with a bologna that had a first and a last name. Yes, Oscar Mayer taught all of America’s youth that the only way to spell bologna was O-S-C-A-R and M-A-Y-E-R.
5 Best Summer Jobs for Teens in Missoula
The most important thing to take into consideration when helping your teen hunt for a summer job is finding a job that fits them. If your teen is a clean freak, you may want to steer him or her away from a job in landscaping. However, if your teen loves the sun and the water, a lifeguard job might j…
Who is the New Mr. Rogers?
Most of us 30 somethings grew up with the soothing, mild-mannered, sweater-loving man named Mr. Rogers. Every kid dreamed of being his neighbor. He loved helping children learn while having fun in a calm and relaxed environment.
Does New York Love Missoula?
To say that New York and Missoula are worlds apart is an understatement. There are few things that we have in common. However, that is what makes us both special.
Color Bombs are Headed Straight for Missoula – Color Me Rad 5K
I am very excited. This weekend my boys and I are doing our first-ever race together. Yes, this saturday you can find all five of us behind a pair of shades at the Color Me Rad 5K right here in Missoula.
Modern Day Superhero University of New Hampshire’s Cameron Lyle
Most college athletes eat, sleep and breath their sport. They have worked hard to be able to compete in their sport at a college level, and many have received scholarships for their hard work and talent. Endless hours of training and practice consume a college athlete’s life. So, why would one such …