“Extremely Tight Clothing”

This edition of Tell Us Something was recorded on March 21, 2013 at the Top Hat Lounge in Missoula, MT. The theme was “Extremes”.

Natalie Dawson shares her story “Extremely Tight Clothing”. 27 below zero with the windchill, Natalie Dawson of Detroit, and 700 other people sit in a circus tent waiting for the temperature to rise to ten below so that the race can begin.

Natalie is a recent transfer to Missoula, MT from Alaska.  She enjoys long walks with no maps, paddling glacial rivers in small, inflatable boats, skiing up and down mountains, and any opportunity lose cell phone service.  She is currently director of the Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana, teaching new generations of students about the beauties and wonders of losing themselves in wild landscapes and listening to their stories around campfires throughout the mountains of Montana.