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

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.”

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.”

An Event — Reading at the Museum for the Bozeman Stroll

I agreed to read from my books at the Gallatin History Museum Kid's Day — part of the Annual Bozeman Stroll — tomorrow afternoon from 1 to 3. The Museum will be open to families for some holiday treats, stories, and holiday picture opportunities in the jail cells.  Representatives from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s department … Continue reading An Event — Reading at the Museum for the Bozeman Stroll

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