Gabriel Furshong http://mtpr.org en Pragmatic Conservation Bills http://mtpr.org/post/pragmatic-conservation-bills <p>Last fall, my wife and I quit working.&nbsp; We turned off our cell phones and closed our laptops. &nbsp;We assembled a stack of good books, a pile of knitting, and packed every piece of wool clothing in the house.&nbsp; Then, we skipped town.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>We pulled off the interstate at the first opportunity and cruised along the Blackfoot River, running low, cold, and sluggish between its banks in mid-November. We climbed over the Continental Divide and descended onto the high plains that stretch eastward for an eternity.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 19:03:44 +0000 Gabriel Furshong 19153 at http://mtpr.org