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Kelly’s Llama is Named Fred

A few weeks ago I was driving north from the Bear Paw Battlefield towards Chinook, MT. On the west side of the road (in a fence) I saw a big brown llama, looking like he owned the place. I called my brother and asked who was using llamas around there and he informed me it […]

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Big Sandy’s Historical Museum

Many people drive right through Big Sandy, MT on US Hwy 87 without planning a stop. My advice – take a break and visit the museum as you are out and about this summer! I took some time last week and stopped at this neat and tidy building located just a couple blocks off the highway. This former depot building […]

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Two More Montana Bale Trail Photos

It’s difficult to limit this to just two more Montana Bale Trail photos. This haybale entry in the What The Hay contest was titled Marg-hay-ritaville and it showed three beverages, all different colors. Every year when I drive the What The Hay route during the Montana Bale Trail event I am amazed at the cre-hay-tivity […]

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Ready for the Montana Bale Trail

It was time to paint Russell Country’s annual entry in the Montana Bale Trail – What The Hay contest this past Thursday. This annual quirky festival happens the first Sunday after Labor Day each year. Every year I say – I’m going to come up with something clever! Every year we do the same entry […]

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A Great Community Garden

I love to walk by the Pea Pods Neighborhood Community Garden on the lower northside of Great Falls. They’ve done a great job of landscaping in addition to planting one fine garden so it really adds ambience to the residential area. It may not be considered a tourist attraction but I feel visitors value the […]

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Montana’s Harvest Time

I was trying to reach someone the other day, I left a message on his voice mail and waited several days. I ended up calling someone else I knew in that small town and he said…be patient, you know it’s harvest time. And, that it is! When I’m driving down the highway in August I […]

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Havre’s Farmers Market

If you are traveling to or through Havre on a Saturday in the summer, be sure to time your trip around their weekly SATURDAY market. US Hwy 2 goes right through Havre and I’m usually driving it on the way to visit my Mom in Chinook. When you get to downtown Havre you can’t miss […]

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