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We closed the lodge today (Seasonal job at Yellowstone for those unfamiliar), so there's a lot of "last of's" and "stay in touch"es and even some weepy faces. I get it, I really do. I may have even experienced those emotions at some point, but right now...today...I'm just happy this is the end of this … Continue reading Cold and heartless?
As the season winds down here in Yellowstone, the overall mood among the staff is uncertainty. Uncertainty about where to go next, uncertainty about friendships, uncertainty about what to do with the remaining weeks in this awesome place. Meal time conversations are riddled with discussions about who has applied for which positions where, and whether … Continue reading Uncertainty
I nervously mixed the quinoa with the binder and seasonings, scared to death that I'd forgotten something, or dropped an eggshell in the mix, or used sugar instead of salt. With one eye to the clock, I meticulously formed the patties and dropped them onto the largest sheet pan I've ever used. We had 50 high … Continue reading Family Dinners in Donner Pass