Author Archives: Marylyn Cork
About Marylyn CorkMarylyn Cork has lived in Priest River more than fifty years and in Bonner County more than sixty years. Writing since she was nine years old, she retired as editor of the Priest River Times in 2001. She enjoys reading, gardening, hiking, camping, and traveling.
But It’s Nice to Venture Out By Marylyn Cork When Covid-19 shut down the state, I decided to regard the stay-at-home order as a challenge. I would take the governor and the medical establishment seriously, and self-quarantine at home. Having … Continue reading →
A Mix of Emotions By Marylyn Cork Autumn is my favorite season. Nothing blesses my soul quite like crisp fall mornings, the tang of wood smoke in the air, golden days and blazing colors. It also brings the hunters out. … Continue reading →
A Meditation on the Mountains By Marylyn Cork We often hear the term “sense of place.” But what does it mean? The best definition I’ve found is that it’s a strong identity that is deeply felt by inhabitants of a … Continue reading →
Not for Most City Folk By Marylyn Cork It’s a lovely morning on this hill where I live. The sun beams from an almost-cloudless azure sky. Northern Idaho’s soil and our densely forested mountains desperately need rain already in mid-May, … Continue reading →
They’re Gross but Entertaining By Marylyn Cork It’s daylight and here they come, racing pell-mell down the mountainside, tumbling over themselves in their haste. Across the county road, up to the top rail of the yard’s fence. These critters want … Continue reading →