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Introducing Free Reads

I've used this blog to post stories I've found about early travel to Yellowstone Park and occasionally other stories. Also, I like to let people know about my other a ctivities: writing, speaking and occasional personal notes. Of course, I'll keep doing those things, but with some new twists. Yellowstone travel stories are getting harder… Continue reading Introducing Free Reads

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Dangerous Adventures with Hot Spring and Geysers

Over the last few weeks there have been several stories about injuries and deaths caused by ignoring the rules in Yellowstone National Park. Here a good example from The Billings Gazette. The coverage reminded me that I have posted several stories about tourists' encounters with hot springs and geysers. I decided to reprise some of… Continue reading Dangerous Adventures with Hot Spring and Geysers

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Distinctly Montana Publishes “Tales of the Begrade Bull.”

Distinctly Montana published my article "Tales of the Belgrade Bull" in its Spring 2016 issue.  It's the boisterous tale about the son of a Holstein dairy cow that nobody could ride. The bull was "discovered" on a ranch north of Belgrade, Montana, where he learned to buck off children who attempted to ride him after… Continue reading Distinctly Montana Publishes “Tales of the Begrade Bull.”

Yankee Jim

Distinctly Montana Publishes “Yankee Jim Tangles With Rudyard Kipling.”

Distinctly Montana published my article"Yankee Jim Tangles With Rudyard Kipling" in its Winter 2016 issue. It's a rib-tickling tale about how sparks flew when the Nobel winning English author encountered the crusty old Indian fighter who ran a toll road on the way to Yellowstone Park in 1889. The erudite young Englishman said he thought he… Continue reading Distinctly Montana Publishes “Yankee Jim Tangles With Rudyard Kipling.”