Category Archives: family

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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rock on!

Our beach is made of rocks.  Can you tell? It’s a well-loved and much-used beach.  Can you tell? Hidden deep under all of these rocks are arrowheads and bits of arrowheads and flakes from people long ago making arrowheads. I … Continue reading

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waiting for the comet

Will organized a Comet Watch Party two  nights ago.  He’d read up on it, knew when and where it was coming and made sure all of us were on the beach to see it in the night sky. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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and here is summer

  My friend Pat just sent me this. I think it says it all.  We don’t watch television here, but I do keep up with the news online and I am waiting to read about something good. It could be … Continue reading

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cleaning up the beach

We’ve spent quite a few evenings on the beach lately.  There is always plenty to burn and we love campfires. We need to enjoy them now in case the fire danger ramps up later in the summer and puts a … Continue reading

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