Author Archives: Hiram

About Hiram

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

Go North

About nine miles South of the Canadian border is a beautiful area, Lincoln County Montana. Eureka, MT is surrounded by miles of mountains, lakes, unbelievable beauty and incredibly nice folks. Another bonus for me is that while cell service is … Continue reading

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East Glacier 2021

Glacier’s policies for 2021 are somewhat like trying to decipher ancient Sumerian hieroglyphics. You need a pass specific to Glacier for $35–check. Then you need a ticket to go in Going to the Sun Road. This you quickly realize is … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to move it!

Two solid days of driving don’t always sound like fun, but sometimes getting there is important to making sure you have time. Once the two days and 1500 miles are behind us, Montana greets us with open arms! (Canada not … Continue reading

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Nothing like loading up for a big adventure!

Every summer we work to make sure we go on a trip with the kids and this one is no different. Except that with all the leave from a 2020 that seriously restricted travel. So 18 days in the American … Continue reading

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Five years.

Today as I work to clean up my office as they are carpeting our building, I am able to go through many things that have been a long time in coming. One such piece is a 2006 work by a … Continue reading

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Life in a few words.

To see To know To be To sew To hope To need To cope To weed To start To end To smart To mend To grow To know To be To sow

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Carpe diem.

I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass … Continue reading

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Restrictions and unintended consequences.

Economics 101 (my Bachelor’s degree at work), and this is not a political issue—I don’t like either major party—so please don’t reply with politically related drivel. Roswell, NM will be left with no air carrier after a very successful 13 … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Christians

hongkongfp.com/2020/03/20/hong-kongs-christians-churches-cannot-ignore-protests/ The Christian church in Hong Kong for these many years since the beginning of British rule has been a strong voice in the city. Many of the protestors in Hong Kong came from the Christian church and are now … Continue reading

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Democratic rule on the ropes.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-07-30/china-set-its-sights-on-taiwan-after-hong-kong-crackdown Taiwan is now the last bastion of democracy in China. We seem to have failed Tibet and now Hong Kong. If we don’t stand here, what comes after Hong Kong, Taiwan? This is a struggle that can no longer … Continue reading

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