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choteau, st. ignatius and home

I am really enjoying this book. Just a note: WordPress has changed its format and I have no idea what I’m doing or how to resize the photos or write text, etc. Very confusing, even after one large mug of … Continue reading

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choteau, day four

Let’s talk about dinosaurs.  Two Medicine Dinosaur Center is on the “Dinosaur  Trail”, a statewide trail of dinosaur museums and parks in eastern and central Montana. This particular museum was in Bynum, about fifteen miles north of Choteau.   It offers … Continue reading

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more fort benton, day three

After putting 6000 steps on my Fitbit, I sat on a bench along the Missouri and had a nourishing snack. Fort Benton’s scenic downtown: Inside the sheriff’s office at the Homestead Village.  The two jail cells were very, very creepy. … Continue reading

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north to fort benton, day three

Another glorious Montana morning and we were heading to Fort Benton, a historic town on the Missouri River. We had no idea how much history was in store. As we packed our stuff into the car and prepared to leave … Continue reading

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great falls, day 2

Look who greeted us at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center! Alas, the Center–overlooking the Missouri River– was basically closed.  The lobby was open and decorated with several exhibits.  There was no charge to enter. Covid strikes again. The gift … Continue reading

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getting out of town

We miss our road trips.  So last Wednesday we hit the road east for a four-day mini-Western history adventure in Montana.  We hit the road around 10.  I’d collected info on local museums, the Charles Russell museum and gallery, and … Continue reading

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saturday night at the beach with will

Will took his shovel and dug a hole for me in which to search for arrowheads and the flakes and chips from arrowheads (I did not find any). It had been a very hot day and there had been some … Continue reading

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pearl island

This morning, while having “Happy Birthday” coffee on the deck, Banjo Man explained that SIXTY YEARS AGO he’d spent his birthday on Pearl Island. In case you’re wondering, he was 19 at the time. Here’s a link to a Facebook … Continue reading

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an almost-birthday treat

Guess who went fishing this morning?  Banjo Man and Will climbed into Bob’s boat about twenty minutes ago.  I hope they come home with dinner!  They certainly were excited about the prospect of catching “the big one”. Tomorrow is Banjo … Continue reading

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summer 2020 continues

Last night I took the kayak out.  I didn’t go far.  It was sunset.  The water was calm.  There was a light breeze and a quiet lake to enjoy. This photo pretty much describes my summer:  doing my own thing, … Continue reading

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