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A True Survivor
She's Margaret (Peggy) Bell (1888-1982,) & we're reading her unforgettable story in the book, "When Montana and I Were Young; A Frontier Childhood," up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Lost for almost half a century & NEVER before published, "When Montana and I We…
Say Cheese
WHO would ever do a book on "CHEESE?" Meet Vermont Professor Catherine Donnelly. She's a professor of Nutrition & Food Science, & the new book that the Prof edited is, "The Oxford Companion to Cheese." This "cheesy" book includes more than 850 entries covering c…
Come Together @ The Center
This Monday night will be "Community Prayer Night down at the Pondera Community Center. Monday's evening gathering will run from 6:30 to 7:30. ALL are most welcome to attend Community Prayer Night" as the community comes together. We'll have victory here yet...
What Do U Do When The Shooting Starts?
Go out & buy a gun I guess. At least that's what author Chris Bird brags in his newest book. "Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage: When Seconds Count, Police Are Still Minutes Away." "Gunsmoke" Chris is also the author of "Thank God I Had A Gun: The Concealed Handgun Manual,…
How Windy Is It?
Windy enough along with al the blowing snow & poor visibility to cancel the Pow Wow over in Heart Butte. Their Christmas Pow Wow got scrubbed yesterday (Tuesday) & also today. The high winds & blowing snow didn't stop there either. Meal deliv...
Back 2 The Heritage
I'll be returning to the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby tonight (Tuesday) to read & share more Montana History. Marie Ostrem filled in at the rostrum for me last week &, to the best of my knowledge unless she was slacking, continued on with a brand new read…
I Can’t Believe It’s Butter
I knew a woman named "Butter" years back but Elaine Khosrova's new tome has nothing to do with this woman. Elaine's book IS "Butter: A Rich History," & with the narrative flair of Mark Kurlansky & the culinary curiosity of Michael Pollan,…
A Big Deal @ Big Sky
More than 1500 Big Sky Resort employees chowed down this Christmas season as the result of Big Sky thanking them for all their hard work. The resort hosted a holiday dinner for their loyal employees, many of whom spent their holidays away from their families...
Stroll On Over To Cut Bank
The wonderful Christmas Strolls continue out here in our Golden Triangle & there's another one tomorrow (Thursday) in Cut Bank. The Cut Bank Mall Christmas Stroll will be rolling from 4 until 8 & it wouldn't be a REAL Christmas Stroll unless ol' Santa Claus would be th…
I’m Reminding You Again
Our BRUTAL Montana winter continues with no real end in sight, & as I blogged previously, the need to keep our area blood banks well stocked is more critical than ever! There'll be a Blood Drive tomorrow (Thursday) down in Conrad at the Conrad Mission Church. Pl...
I Don’t Know What 2 Do
I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center tonight (Tuesday) reading more Montana History. Last Tuesday, we finished up our book on the Waldron Creek Fire & it was another good one! I'm trying to decide what to read next...it's down to 2 choices..."...
Strollin’ & Stylin’ Sunburst Style
The Sunburst Christmas Stroll's set for THIS Wednesday night up at the Northern Telephone garage. Kicking off at 5 Wednesday afternoon & going until 8, there'll be carolers, vendors, hayrides & raffles. But wait, there's MORE! Ol' Santa Claus will be coasting…

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