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.

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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...

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Expressions of South Africa

Expressions of South Africa

RIght now, Dry Farm Wines is sharing an experience of South Africa. These wines are grown in South AFrica and crafted WITHOUT the industrial additives found in many other commercial wines. Experience what purity tastes like.  Choose from: 3 Red 3 White 6 Mixed blends...