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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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Art in Action 17

So Much Art, So Little Time

Great Falls recently hosted Western Art Week, a collection of 13 art shows all featuring a variety of art for sale. The longest show runs for five days, not quite a week, but the days are jam packed. The art shows take place the third weekend in March around the time of Charlie Russell’s birthday. Most folks […]

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