Four-Legged Milestones

Written + Photographed by Bradly J. Boner — We turned off Wyoming Highway 191 and headed south on a dusty road about five miles west of Pinedale. It was dusk; the sun had already dipped behind the Wyoming Range, and the sky was still bright enough to create a stark contrast with the dark, high desert landscape that stretched out all around us. To our right, the Green River reflected the alpenglow in the beginning of its long meander toward its confluence with the Mighty Colorado, in Utah. Coming over a slight rise, a ranch house came into view, its…

New Knee Under 50

By Christina Shepherd McGuire // Photography by Shannon Corsi — It began with a high school tumbling accident. At camp one summer, I landed a roundoff back handspring with one foot planted firmly on the seam between the grass and the concrete sidewalk. With a twist of the ankle, my knee gave out and I heard that infamous pop. What followed was a half-baked recovery in which I continued to compete on the loose knee until it was apparent something was really wrong. I went to the doctor and was admitted for what now seems like an antiquated surgery, complete…

A Plethora of Pie

By Jenn Rein // Photography by Paulette Phlipot — Choosing a seasonal confection that best suits your palate and dietary needs, as well as those of your holiday guests, can be overwhelming. When focusing solely on pie, it becomes a question of varieties in filling … and then there’s the crust. The innumerable ways to lay the foundation for pie might include alternatives like graham crackers, nuts, oats, cookie crumbs, phyllo dough, and even saltines. Still, if you choose a traditional route, you must ask yourself a separate set of questions. For instance—to lard or not to lard?  After gathering…

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