Ernest Hemingway changed my life

As I sit here writing this blog in my office (don’t tell my boss), I marvel at how something so simple as reading a book can change the course of your entire life. In a classroom about 150 yards from where I sit, I was asked to read Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom The Bell Tolls….

Silver Creek Nature Preserve

While looking for things to do on our drive to Ketchum, Idaho, for a recent camping trip I stumbled upon the Silver Creek Nature Preserve. The 1,300-acre preserve was created in the 1970s at the behest of Jack Hemingway, Ernest’s son. At the time, Jack was the commissioner for the Idaho Fish and Game Commission…