Ivan Doig Memorial Highway Named

I had only met author Ivan Doig twice but, in those brief meetings, I felt he truly loved the landscapes of his youth. I was also amazed at how humbled he was by the amount of people that turned out at his Montana book signings to see him, hear him read from his novels and hopefully get his autograph. Beyond having a great fondness for the landscapes of Central Montana where he was born and raised, he seemed … Read more

Newfoundland Dog Volunteers at Lewis & Clark Center

I stopped by the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Great Falls last week and saw a very large black dog laying on the floor just past the foyer. As I walked closer to the dog I expected it to jump up and greet me. Nope! That dog barely blinked until I rubbed his head and gave his ears a little scratch! Buddy, the big Newfoundland dog, volunteers along with his owner at the Lewis & Clark … Read more

A Connection Between Dogs and Beer

I’m beginning to wonder, just what is the connection between dogs and brews? Two fairly new breweries in Central Montana, Triple Dog Brewing in Havre and 2 Basset Brewery in White Sulphur Springs obviously felt compelled to honor the pups. Triple Dog‘s logo proudly shows a dog balancing a pint of beer on it’s nose. The brewery is located on US Hwy 2 on the west edge of Havre. Each time I am driving by I hope … Read more