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Up Next: The Busbys are Moving to Alaska

I can’t remember when Sean first started talking about moving to Alaska. Proof that it’s been going on a loooooong time. As a practical midwestern girl, my first reaction was: WE’RE NOT MOVING TO ALASKA, AREYOUCRAZY?!   To anyone in the lower 48, moving to Alaska is sort of like moving to the moon. (Right?)   Even when we moved to Montana five years ago, it seemed relatively far from home — although it was a solid decision for both of us. Sean had his mountains, and I had my lakes. At the time, we both craved more lush, green…

The Frontier Spirit of Polebridge, Montana

March 30, 2015
Sean

We love the frontier spirit of the North Fork and this is why Mollie and I have chosen to build part of our future in Polebridge, Montana. It’s a place that still embraces its past and an area that has held onto its brakes from modern times. A place where you can step back and move at a slower pace and see just how beautiful NW Montana is.

Sunrise over Glacier National Park

March 27, 2015
Sean

Sunrise over Glacier National Park—bringing the first rays of light to NW Montana’s Flathead Valley and our yurt’s Goal Zero solar panels.  

Daily Journal: Polebridge, Montana

February 23, 2015
Sean

Excited to put up a new mailbox soon in this tiny/remote and completely off the grid community up the North Fork of the Flathead River—Polebridge, Montana. A place where grizzlies roam your yard and your mail is delivered only twice a week by a local resident and her domesticated wolf. A land behind the times…or are they onto something we don’t know? My heart tells me the latter. Distant – up a long dirt road near a now closed down US/Canada boarder crossing. Where you can escape and truly disconnect from the modern world – with no cell phone reception,…