Author Archives: Carmen Magart
About Carmen MagartCarmen Carlson Magart left the sheep ranch on Salmon River at age forty to pursue an MA in education. She taught literacy at Boise State University and art and English in public schools. Carmen recently published a short series of memoir-based volumes titled Celebration of a Country Life (available from Amazon). She has resided on an Owyhee County cattle ranch with her husband Paul since 2003.
A Generations-Long Family Connection By Carmen Magart Last December was the coldest in recent memory, the temperature hovering around zero at our Owyhee County residence. My husband Paul threw the final ties over the snowmobiles and lashed down the load … Continue reading →
In the mountains of central Idaho due east of McCall, the mild September day made shirtsleeves comfortable even at an elevation of six thousand feet. Quaking aspens fluttered in the breeze and crimson huckleberry bushes splashed tawny ridges. Continue reading →