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Time to Leave Triple J Ranch

Our time is up at Triple J guest ranch and we are moving to our next ranch. Goodbyes are said several times and it’s obvious we are leaving a corner of our heart at the ranch. Memories are with us though. The descent down the mountains is the same route we used before. We travel past Gibson […]

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Learning Horsemanship at Triple J

Our first full day at Triple J Guest Ranch started with breakfast, a very yummy breakfast. We were served plenty of protein, plus my favorites, homemade breads, jams and jellies (be sure to try Ann’s special jelly combinations). After breakfast all of the guests went up to the corral and our wranglers did an interesting demonstration on how to […]

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Guest Ranch Getaway-Starting Our Trip

I recently had the opportunity to visit three guest ranches along the Rocky Mountain Front. Five gals met in Augusta, MT (about 60 miles west of Great Falls) at an eclectic gift store/coffee bar called Latigo and Lace to start this amazing vacation. The weather was everything we could have asked for, bright, sunny skies and a […]

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Summer Celebration in Fort Benton

Fort Benton’s annual Summer Celebration was this weekend and a great time it was! A free pig roast sponsored by First Security Bank kicked off the event. Several bands played during the afternoon and around 3pm people seemed to be drifting towards Front Street, the street that borders the levee in Fort Benton. When we got there is […]

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An Old West Afternoon

Sunday afternoon was one of those perfect summer days – temps about 90, no humidity, a light breeze, cottonball-like clouds and blue sky. I decided to attend an outdoor concert on the lawn at the C. M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, MT. Music was provided by the Old West Trio, aptly named because they played songs of […]

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Summer Kick-Off

I always feel that summer officially begins when Memorial Day weekend rolls around. Communities throughout Montana’s Russell Country take this cue, as all of our seasonal museums and visitor attractions open up at least by Memorial Day. This past weekend I spent some time in Chinook, MT and took in the Memorial Day services there. Community pride shines […]

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