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and day four continues…

We left Choteau reluctantly.  We bought sandwiches at a deli across the street from the museum and then headed west. Gorgeous country. Banjo Man wants to return and see Egg Mountain, where dinosaur eggs have been found. He wants to … Continue reading

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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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up periscope

Nothing says Thanksgiving like a submarine. Especially when the best doughnut shop in Rhode Island is closed on Mondays. On the Monday before Thanksgiving, we’d intended to take a little field trip to Allie’s Donuts, but Aunt Nancy texted that … Continue reading

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a banjo man kind of day

Last Saturday I told Banjo Man I was taking him on a Mystery Ride, but in order to do that he would have to be ready to leave the house by 9:30 AM. Such a thing is not in Banjo … Continue reading

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my banjo man is back at the lake

I am so happy.  I can’t stop hugging him. But he doesn’t seem to mind. His plane was landing at 9:30 Monday night, so my first plan was to drive in to Spokane at 7 PM and pick him up, … Continue reading

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