War Horse Natl Wildlife Refuge. A True Gem Near Winnett

I have known about War Horse National Wildlife Refuge for quite awhile. But, it’s taken me quite awhile to get there and enjoy it! Finally, an opportunity to be near Winnett happened and I told several people I was definitely planning on visiting War Horse. I was driving east on MT Hwy 200 and looking for some type of sign that said to turn to go to the refuge. Information on U. S. Fish & … Read more

Can We Talk About Pie?

Central Montana is working on developing a Pie Trail throughout the region. Yesterday was my first day of sampling – a very fun requirement! I was driving on MT Highway 200 near Winnett and stopped in to the Kozy Korner cafe. I sat below the sign that said they were voted best pie in the state of Montana by The Tin Cup Sportsmen from Green Bay, Wisconsin. That’s enough to get anyone excited for a … Read more

Fort Benton’s Museums Open for the Season

Last Friday evening I drove to Fort Benton for their annual “firing of the cannon” to signal opening day for the community’s museums. I was a bit late after scrambling through the work day but the drive was gorgeous and I gradually began to wind down by time I took the turn in to Fort Benton. The opening party was held at the Old Fort – a rebuilt version of the original fort that began this … Read more

Ryan Dam and The Great Falls of the Missouri

This morning I looked at my schedule, then at the weather forecast, and I became a bit grumpy. The morning weather looked good but in the afternoon we were supposed to see clouds rolling in, some wind and a chance of thunderstorms. I had two meetings that would break up my morning with not enough time to drive out to Ryan Dam to do photos. Fortunately, my grumpiness didn’t last long because one meeting was … Read more