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April Showers Bring White Stuff

Yes, white fluffy snow blanketed central Montana early today. The Great Falls area received about 12 inches of spring snow. This photo was taken out my front door about 8am today. Moisture was spotty around the region though. Russell Country’s HiLine communities along US Hwy 2 reported no snow. Last weekend I was doing some spring yard […]

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Ice Breaker Road Race

I could probably say that I’m one of the hearty runners in this photo taken last Sunday at Great Falls’ annual Ice Breaker Road Race. Full disclosure…I did not run in the Ice Breaker and, I didn’t even walk it! I’m not much of a runner but I thoroughly enjoy walking so that would have […]

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Can’t Forget Russell’s Log Studio

After our wooden “horse ride” at the Children’s Discovery Room in the C. M. Russell Museum, we decided to visit the log studio. I always feel the studio is a true glimpse of Russell as an artist, moreso than his home which is also located on the one-block museum complex. We walked through the gift shop at the […]

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Charlie Russell Through the Eyes of a Child

This past Sunday was the Great Falls Museum Consortium’s “Sunday Sampler” with free admission to ten different museums and interpretive centers. A Treasure Hunt map was available for those who would attempt to visit all attractions that afternoon. It was a beautiful day, coming on the heels of some midweek snow, and we were ready to […]

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Galerie Trinitas Open House

This is the eleventh time local museums and interpretive centers in Great Falls have organized a “Sunday Sampler” for the public. Admission fees to participating attractions are waived and activities are coordinated with emphasis on children. The goal is to make locals more aware of what the community has to offer. One of the museums I […]

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Good Fresh Food at Penny’s Gourmet

Today I had a noon meeting at Penny’s Gourmet to Go in downtown Great Falls, MT. I’ve managed to get in a bit of a habit when I go to Penny’s because I always, yes always, have one of her homemade soups. And, to continue the “always” haves, I have her homemade bread. It is […]

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