From Trail Runner, April 26, 2017
If Missoula was a person he would ride a bike in the winter, vote blue, have a freezer full of ungulates, pile paperback books written by the Wallace Stegner and Wendell Berry beside his bed, and own more bikes than ties. She would not get manicures but might paint her toenails, would spend money on organic cotton and plant her own garlic. He would drink beer from growlers and pigs. She would own a chainsaw, wear sunscreen even on overcast days and be able to start a fire in the rain.