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Suffering Is Optional
With a blog headline like this one, I could well be blogging on my trying to figure out the basketball brackets! That's not the case today though, it's the title of the book that's up for grabs this afternoon (Monday) at 4:30 on Puffman Musical Trivia...
Happy Trails 2 U
I'll be headin' OFF the trail tomorrow (Saturday) morning on Puffman Sports Trivia. I have an ADVANCE REVIEW COPY of the book, "Off the Beaten Trail; A Young Man's Soul-Searching Journey Through Central America," up for grabs. Jake Heibrunn's the author of this …
Real ID
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Homeland security officials are warning Montana Gov. Steve Bullock that the state may not get any more time to comply with federal driver's license rules meant to prevent terrorism and identity theft. If Montana is found to be out of compliance with the Real ID Act of 2005, then…
Bozeman Radiologists File Federal Whistleblower Suit
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Two former Bozeman radiologists have filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit alleging Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital illegally conspired to maintain its monopoly on radiology services, some of which are billed to Medicare and Medicaid...
Memories Are All That Remain
I'll be sharing some "memories" from the 1931 Waldron Creek Fire this evening (Tuesday) as I read & share MORE Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. We're currently reading Dr. Charles Palmer's "firebrand" book, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire: T…
Hillary Haters Will Love It
The book I'm giving away this afternoon (Monday) at 4:30 on Puffman Musical Trivia is, "False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton." "False Choices" is edited by Liza Featherstone with a bunch of contributions from numerous women I've nev…
A Different KIND Of Sport
I'm blogging about a story of champions, airwaves, & a 1 day race around the world. It's J.K. George's book, "Contact Sport."Dave Sumner, CEO & secretary of the American Radio Relay League laments, "How do you describe an esoteric 24-hour competition involving thousands of peo…
Let’s Work Together
The 2016 Memorial Suicide Walk is scheduled for NEXT Wednesday, October 12th, over at the First Baptist Church here in Shelby. YOU are invited to come in the name of remembering a loved one lost to suicide AND to come in the name of raising awareness of depression & suicide. Wo...
Hope It Goes Better Tonight
I'll be up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby this evening (Tuesday) reading & sharing more Montana History with some of the Heritage Center residents. Last week, we started the book, "Montana's Waldron Creek Fire: The 1931 Tragedy And The Forgotten Five,&quo…
Racing 4 What’s Left
That's what the hardback book that I'll be giving away to some lucky listener this afternoon (Monday) on Puffman Musical Trivia at 4:30 is all about. Michael T. Klare, the author of 14(!) books says, "Our world is facing an unprecedented crisis of resource depletion...
A Good Cup Of Joe
The "Team" at Wallethub who appears to have more time on their hands than I do, has done it again. With today (Thursday) being National Coffee Day, these geniuses have put their noses to the GRIND-stone & researched 2016's Best Cities for Coffee Lovers. Th...
Culture Comes To Cut Bank
The Glacier County Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow in concert this Thursday evening at the library. Barlow's warm, he's an accessible performer & storyteller AND he's joining me this afternoon (Tuesday) at 2:30 on t…

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