Meet Jon Grant

Jonathon Grant

Jonathon Grant

Author of Snow Valley

Jonathan Richard Grant quarterbacked football teams in four countries before moving to the Sierra Nevada where he’s lived in a loft, a hallway, a van, a tent, a trailer, and his truck—to work less and ski more. He holds a Master’s of Fine Arts from Northern Arizona University and a degree in ancient history from the University of California Davis.

My Posts

P-A-N-I-C

P-A-N-I-C

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself."(Franklin Delano Roosevelt) A scary movie has descended upon us. Things have gotten weird.   Franklin D. Roosevelt once told us “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Entrenched in a war against...

Perfect Time for the Happy Living Lake House

Perfect Time for the Happy Living Lake House

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” Unknown Winter sure has settled in hard, eh? It’s cold. We’ve been inside a lot. In the same old house with the same old dirty clothes hamper always screaming at us to be washed. Wanna get away? To honor...

I at Grey Road’s Edge

I at Grey Road’s Edge

"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit."(Ralph Waldo Emerson) Out the meadow to my right cows black and white walk through brown grass and at left a hawk perched upon a weathered wooden post, peering. In front of me the dirt-gravel road, grey, cuts the...

Freedom Found

Freedom Found

“Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.” (Moshe Dayan) When I boarded a plane to play American Football in Finland—letting go of the NFL dream after seasons of toil in the Canadian and Arena Football Leagues—the door of life opened wide for me.       For, by boarding that...

Recent Posts

#34 – Sheree Clark

#34 – Sheree Clark

Sheree Clark was at the top of the world, she owned her own business but came to the realization that she wasn’t fulfilling her purpose. So after 25 years in the advertising world, she transcended into becoming a midlife courage coach. Sheree believes we can age...

#34 – Sheree Clark

#33 – Bakari Grant

Bakari Grant is a retired wide receiver who spent 8 years playing pro-ball in Canada, quite the change from his Oakland, CA roots. Through football, Bakari learned valuable lessons about perspective and found his passion for giving back to the community. With football...

#34 – Sheree Clark

#32 – Tony Kasandrinos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-2mUMl5xj0 Today’s interview is with Tony Kasandrinos, founder of Kasandrinos Olive Oil. Tony turned his family’s passion from hobby to business. Learn how Tony transitioned from a 22 year career in the Marine Corps to founder of a...

Do you have the freshest Olive Oil?

Do you have the freshest Olive Oil?

“I love good things made by good people... That’s why I love Kasandrinos Oil made from olives soaked in the Grecian sun for months and picked by hand with care.” - Mr. Happy Living Hey y’all, we wanted to introduce you to Kasandrinos oil, the purest olive oil we have...