Mary Pat Love grew up in Montana and spent all her childhood summers on Flathead Lake. As a young adult she moved to Whitefish and opened the bookstore that is still there today. After selling the store, she worked as a Canadian Marketing Rep for Whitefish Mountain Resort. In 1981, she and her husband built the Kandahar Lodge on the Mountain. They lived in the Kandahar, raising their two daughters and ran it for 22 years. It was her guests at Kandahar who got her interested in selling Real Estate. She h as been an active Realtor in Whitefish for 22 years. Mary Pat and her husband have been avid sailboat racers throughout the west, and are World Cup Downhill ski race aficionados stemming from their friendships with these racers who frequented the Kandahar on the race circuit. Mary Pat truly enjoys people and loves working with them, sharing her knowledge of and love for the state of Montana, the Flathead Valley, and Whitefish in particular.