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The view between Beauty's ears as we rode the trail

Oh Yeah, I’m A Cowgirl

I have decided that deep inside me there is a cowgirl just waiting to get out! First of all, I have boots. Yes, I do. Not fancy boots, just good functional cowgirl boots. The fact that I probably only wear them a couple times a year does not matter. And the hat. Yes, I have […]

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Two-story Commanders quarters at Fort Shaw

150th Anniversary at Fort Shaw

150 years! In Montana history that’s pretty significant. First, some background on the history of this 150 year old Fort. In the late 1860s there was a lot of conflict between Native Americans and the white settlers who came to the area. Fort Shaw was constructed and opened June 30, 1867 to protect the settlers […]

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Driving in the Adel Mountains near Cascade

Driving Through A Volcanic Field

Last night as I took a scenic country drive I wondered why this area was so different. It’s a transition from the rolling plains for sure but a mighty fast transition. Locally, this area is called the Adel Mountains but technically, it is a volcanic field. My research shows that about 75 million years ago […]

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Cowgirl artwork, beautiful fringed leather on a decorated chest.

Montana Style Events and B&B

This week I was in Havre, Montana for a meeting and made good on a promise to visit a new bed and breakfast and an event center. To get there I drove across Havre’s viaduct and then veered left. It’s a slightly confusing intersection but I made the right choice. Betsi, the owner of the […]

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Snow geese coming in for a landing at Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area

Freezout Lake Never Disappoints

This spring I wasn’t able to get to Freezout Lake Wildlife Management Area between Fairfield and Choteau to watch the annual snow goose migration. During the migration the sky literally goes dark when lift-off occurs. And the bird chatter is amazingly loud. Freezout is located along the east slope of the Rockies. As winds come over […]

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