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Archive | October, 2012


Looking For Art?

I stopped in to the Basin Trading Post in Stanford, Montana the other day. It’s a great coffee and cinnamon roll stop (yes, I travel with my tummy in mind) and I was ready for some java and breakfast. While the gal at the deli/cafe in the trading post was getting my order ready I wandered through […]

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Breakfast Worth Driving For

Last week I was lucky to have breakfast at Eddie’s Corner, literally a corner at the junction of US Hwy 191 and 87. We had stayed in Lewistown and planned to do some touring in the area. Eddie’s Corner was a perfect stop, just about 15 or 20 minutes from Lewistown. Eddie’s Corner has been […]

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Touring Harvest Moon Brewery

Harvest Moon Brewery is located in the small town of Belt, MT. They were the area’s first new brewery in a long time. Many years ago there was a brewery in Great Falls but it has been closed for quite some time. The first brew developed at Harvest Moon was Beltian White…note that it is […]

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Catching Rainbows

I had a chance to tag along with a fly fisherman to Bear Paw Lake south of Havre recently. The lake is located in Beaver Creek Park, a 17 mile long, one mile wide park. As you drive the paved road through the park you see numerous campgrounds and picnic shelters on each side – […]

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Heading to the Honker Hilton

There is a sizeable batch of geese and a couple of swans who call the pond at Gibson Park in Great Falls their home. At least for the summer. As colder weather begins to move in, Great Falls Park and Recreation staff move the geese and swans indoors to what has been dubbed the “Honker Hilton”. […]

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Fascinated With Model Trains

As I toured the Frank DeRosa Railroad Museum in downtown Havre last week, the receptionist there told me about the model train club that sets up in their lower level. I’ve been to the Railroad Museum several times and I had never heard about the model train folks. Well, it was my lucky day because three […]

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Touring Chinook’s Blaine County Museum

The other day I visited Chinook’s Blaine County Museum. I’ve been there many times and each time I find something else that gets on to my “favorites” list. We began with the impressive multi-media presentation titled “40 Miles From Freedom”, a flash back in history to a time when the US Cavalry had an effort […]

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Pheasant Hunting In Montana

OK, I’m going to do some whining right off the bat here! I had envisioned a crisp fall day, bright sunshine and basically a great day out of the office in search of some wily pheasants. The first thing I did was look out the window and that “slight chance” of precipitation that the weatherman predicted had […]

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