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Montana Spring

Spring in Montana can break your heart.  One day you are pulling out the patio furniture and t…

Mountain Lake Skating

I must admit….there’s something nostalgic about ice skating on an outdoor rink. I love feeling the …

Gardening in Montana

Spring is in the air, even with lingering snow. The tips of aspen trees are plump with budding leav…

Putting Up With It

I used to park our family car right up close to the house, winter or summer. When it snowed, we'd s…

Wolf Hunting

Rewind over the last 15 years... every time the "W" word is mentioned... "W" word?  Wolf- G…

Losing A Best Pal

I have always considered myself a cat person. Growing up I only have vague memories of our family d…

No Place Like Montana

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, f…

Hunting Season

This is not the story of someone who loves hunting. This is not the story of someone who hates h…

Osprey Life

If you visit Dictionary.com and type in the word “instincts” the first definition that comes up is …

Fall Hockey

Fall is all about crunchy leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, boots and long walks outside in the crisp a…

Pointing at Stars

In late August, my daughter and I managed to find a campground both quiet and dark. As evening deep…

Fall Is In the Air

The fall season equals hunting season and boy, oh, boy does that create some strange behavior …