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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.”

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An Event — Ready to Present at Park County Senior Center in Livingston

I've been getting ready to present "Sidesaddles and Geysers: Women's Adventures in Early Yellowstone" on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 in the Park County Senior Center, 206 South Main, Livingston. The program, sponsored by Humanities Montana, is free and open to the public. I always enjoy getting ready for my presentations because it gives me… Continue reading An Event — Ready to Present at Park County Senior Center in Livingston

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This blog is credible — Wikipedia makes it official

While checking to see how my blog was doing yesterday, I noticed that one of my hits came from Billings author Craig Lancaster's Wikipedia page. "That's strange," I thought. So I checked it out. Sure enough! There it was in footnote number 10, a citation to my post of March 1, 2011, "Reading Hemingway in Yellowstone by Craig… Continue reading This blog is credible — Wikipedia makes it official