Category Archives: road trip

maybe this was saturday

This is me on the other side of the gate to Fort Fetterman, Wyoming. It was supposed to be open. It wasn’t. Damn you, Wyoming! Banjo Man ducked under the fence and walked up the hill to the fort. He … Continue reading

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day 4, saturday, road trip 2021

Yes, I know I skipped Day 3 but tonight at dinner I drank this. Day 3 had been fantastic and I have pictures, but I drank tequila tonight and can’t feel my face. I will tell you about it tomorrow. … Continue reading

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day 2 of the 2021 trip east

Thursday was much better than Wednesday, but then again we had nowhere to go but up. Here’s a deer in the parking lot of our motel. After the non-breakfast in Anaconda and after I pulled myself together, we hit the … Continue reading

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day one, to anaconda

We got a late start on Wednesday, but it was actually sooner than I expected. I have some great photos, but I have spent half an hour trying to load them here and nothing works. I used to be able … Continue reading

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one last look

Yes, I am looking for arrowheads. No, I did not find any. Which is sort of the way it goes. But it was good to be down at the beach for one last time before we pack up and leave … Continue reading

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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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