Lunch at the Lazy B in Augusta

Today I drove to Augusta, a mere 60 miles from Great Falls, and it is usually a beautiful drive. And, a beautiful drive it was today if you don’t mind a little rain. My goal was simple – to have a piece of pie at the Lazy B Bar and Cafe in Augusta. Some friends had mentioned that the Lazy B had wonderful pie and I decided to check it out and include it on Central Montana’s … Read more

I’m Loving Our Fall Colors

I’ll be the first one to admit that we get wind in Central Montana. My comment to that is we have plenty of fresh air, no stale air pollution here! The downside to wind in the fall is that our beautiful fall foliage tends to be short-lived. I’m not sure what’s different about this year but I’ve found “a photo op a  minute” in several different directions when I’ve been out driving. Tonight I drove southwest … Read more

Breakfast at the Graves Hotel in Harlowton

Another road trip popped up on my schedule and this one would take me to eastern Montana. I had a couple of options for highway routes when I left Great Falls and I chose to go through Harlowton. Harlowton and its neighbor community of Judith Gap are best known these days for the large wind farm between the two towns. I love driving through that area although it’s easy to be distracted by wind towers with … Read more

Enjoying the Drive on US Hwy 89

Every now and then, actually quite frequently during the summer, you’ll hear me complaining about highway construction. If I’m not complaining I’m stressing about whether or not I’ll hit construction and be delayed. Well, I must give kudos where they are do. A week ago I was traveling south on US Hwy 89. I knew there had been construction there this past summer but it was after work hours and I hoped they were either … Read more