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Number Please…
The 1st telephone arrived in Montana back in 1876, the same year Alexander Graham Bell patented his invention. We'll be reading about early Montana women telephone operators tonight (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center. Ellen Arguimbau wrote the segment of the book we're currently enjoying AT …
I’ll B Storming The Wall!
It's MONDAY(!) & it's Puffman Musical Trivia time this afternoon at 4:30 on the Puffman Show. The book that's up for grabs today is, "Storming The Wall; Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security" & NO, it's NOT authored by my good friend, …
Queens Of The Clouds
We''ll be reading all about some Montana pioneering aviatrixes this evening (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby during Montana History. The 1st thing I'm going to do today will be to find out how in the blazes to pronounce the word "aviatr…
What IF???
"What if Things Were Made in America Again" is the title of the BIG book that's up for grabs this afternoon (Monday) at 4:30 on Puffman Musical Trivia. James A. Stuber, J.D. is the author of this 628 page tome on how consumers can rebuild our middle class by buying things made…
Books 4 Your Nook
Our Shelby Friends of the Library will be holding a Book Sale tomorrow (Thursday) night down at their "usual" location...the square building next to the drug store on the main drag here in Shelby. Thursday's Book Sale's scheduled to begin at 5 o'clock SHARP…
Who’s Mary Ann Pierre Topsseh Coombs?
We'll find out this evening (Tuesday) when I'm reading more Montana History up at the Heritage. Mary Ann was about 10 years old back in 1891, when American soldiers blew in to "escort" the Salish people out of the Bitterroot region & on to the Jocko (now Flathead)…
From Muck 2 Magnificence
Muck? Magnificence? That's the NEW book that I'll have for grabs this afternoon (Monday) on Puffman Musical Trivia. Meet Mindy Tatz Chernoff, B.A.., MA, E3A Practitioners, is a writer, speaker & an Equine Specialist with over 55 years of experience under her saddle, & Mindy's the author of &…
The Most Stories In Town!
It's our Toole County Library building, & the Toole County Friends OF the Library will be meeting there next week,Tuesday at High Noon in fact. ALL are welcome to attend. I "suspect" the Friends are getting ready to have another one of their infamous Boo…
Tuff Years 4 The Battling Bucs
If you're a Pittsburgh Pirate fan like myself, PUFF, or just a flat out baseball/sports BUFF, there's a fantastic NEW book out on the Battling Bucs. "The Slide: Leyland, Bonds, & The Star-Crossed Pittsburgh Pirates."In the deciding game of the 1992 National League Championship Series a…
The Girls Of Fort Shaw
That's the subject matter we'll be addressing & reading about this evening (Tuesday) up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby during Montana History. "Champions: The Girls of Fort Shaw Basketball" is the next segment of the book we're currently reading…
An Epidemic Of Loneliness
Over 20% of older Americans live alone causing what the CDC calls an "epidemic of loneliness, 2nd only to obesity to reducing the longevity of our aging population." Hovey Smith, the author of the book that's up for grabs this afternoon (Monday) on Puffman Musical Trivia, says…
Fighting 4 Women’s Suffrage
It was a LONG fight for sure, & we'll be reading more about the Montana women's suffrage movement this evening (Tuesday) during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Martha Kohl from the Montana Historical Society down in Helena, wrote the piece…

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