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Soul Sprinkles

Field Notes Soul sprinkles Sometimes the writing on the wall finds its way into your heart. Illustration by Morgan Krieg   By Jessie Mazur O n the inside of the slimy walls of the horse-trough soaking tubs at Wild Horse Hot Springs, someone scratched “soul...

Let the Sun Shine

Field Notes Let the Sun Shine Two lifelong friends are harnessing solar power and can-do attitudes to make a life in their hometown. Illustration by Morgan Krieg   By Thomas Clark W hen Curran Edland and I graduated from Whitefish High School in 2013 and went...

The Little Things

Field Notes The Little things Joy can be contagious if we just give it the chance. Illustration by Morgan Krieg   By Ashley Peters I shopped at Costco a few days before Easter. And I know that’s not earth-shattering news. (Nor was it the best timing.) And,...

Wilder-cred

Field Notes Wilder-Cred A good day outdoors is the one that brings joy. Leah Carlburg I love to get outside. I started to say that I love adventure. But really, I do not love adventure as I will describe in this essay. I love to smell the woods and feel the sun and...

Home

Field Notes HOME One artist’s take. BY RICHIE CARTER Papa went down to that old mining town.Mama sat down, she’s raising kids on her own.And neither one could dare to stand up in the mirrorAnd say I love you my dear, I couldn’t wipe away your fears, but now I know...

Kids Need Art

Field Notes kids need art Art education benefits everyone. JEMINA WATSTEIN There are two moments. The first is the moment an art teacher realizes that the room is completely silent. Not because no one is in the room, but because the students are completely engaged and...