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Missoula, Montana

When you are looking for a great town to regroup from your far flung Montana adventure, make repairs and resupply, it’s hard to beat Missoula. This mountain city has whatever you may need. There is an REI for your camping … Continue reading

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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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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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Learning the Chicken Dance at 88.

I remember learning the chicken dance as an adult at the first German wedding I attended. As I thought, “How ridiculous!, You want me to do WHAT!?!” Then you begin the dance with the hand beaks comes a smirk, the … Continue reading

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A Voice from Heaven and a Doubting Thomas.

It amazes me that we can’t live and let live. The recent story of a baby stranded in a car for 14 hours within inches of a freezing river is an incredible story of either luck and survival (if you … Continue reading

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On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…time.

The holidays bring such an onslaught of busy-ness that we often forget to spend time with the most important people in our lives, our families. In the hustle and bustle of the season, in the family politics, the office parties … Continue reading

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On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…freedom.

As our kids and I stood in the Lubbock airport and watch mommy go through security, I am struck by the difference that almost ten years of marriage makes. She is going to visit her family that is in need … Continue reading

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Food for Worms.

One of my favorite movies is Dead Poets Society. This movie shaped my adolescence in a similar fashion to Catcher in the Rye, A Separate Peace and the Chocolate War. This movie introduced me to the term ‘Carpe Diem’, ‘Seize … Continue reading

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Computer Free Morning Pledge

For a variety of reasons I like to get up, work out, check my bank account, facebook, etc. every morning. The computer generally swallows about thirty minutes of my time at home in the morning. I’m currently facing sure insanity … Continue reading

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