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Come 2 Dinner
Fall is in the air & St. William's Catholic Church down in Dutton will be holding their Annual Harvest Dinner tomorrow (Sunday.) Dinner will be on the platters from 11:30 until 2:30 Sunday at the Dutton American Legion Hall. Meanwhile, over in Choteau, the Choteau Methodist Church will be puttin…
A Gripping, Riveting, Must-Read
The book is, "Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment," & it will blow your mind. Wenonah Hauter, one of our nation's leading public interest advocates & a veteran campaigner against electricity deregulation in the 1990's, is the author of this potboiler…
The Autumn Leaves
The Triangle Squares Quilt Guild will be meeting tonight (Tuesday) at 6:30 on-the-dot over at the Shelby Senior Center. One of my all time favorite tunes is "The Autumn Leaves" by Roger Williams, & the "Square" theme this evening will be "Lea…
A Marketing We Will Go
Tomorrow (Saturday) is the day for the Rocky Mountain Front Farmers Market down in Choteau. The market will be going FULL TILT tomorrow at the Visitor Information Center in Choteau from 8:30 to 1:30. Fresh vegetables, baked goods & crafts galore will be in store. Sa...
FWP Tails and Trails
People and their phobias. While walking the other day with a friend in a newly mown field – a backyard really – a slender eastern racer snake probably two feet long crossed in front of us. My friend, born and raised in Glendive, Mont., and tough as railroad spikes, jumped about three fee…
2 Weeks 2 Go
There I go again...writing clever hip headlines for my Puffman Blog. Whoa! 2 weeks to go for our Shelby Food & Craft Market... today (Thursday) AND then next Thursday for the FINAL food & craft market for the season. There'll be fresh vegetables, baked good & crafts…
Thursday In The Park
If it's Thursday (& it is!,) it's our Shelby Food & Craft market down at Shelby City Hall Park. There'll be fresh vegetables, baked goods & crafts this afternoon from 4 until 6. The FINAL Shelby Good & Craft Market of the season is TWO weeks from today, Thursday, September 22nd, so b…
Hey Grandpa, What’s For Supper!?
If it's from the beautiful coffee table presentation, "Tasting Minnesota: Favorite Recipes from the Land of 10,000 Lakes" by Betsy Nelson, it's bound to be pretty darned good! Farcounty Press out of Helena, has done it again with this wondrous publication...
Not Over Until The Round Lady Sings
Labor Day may have come & passed but summer's really not over out here under our Montana Big Sky. The Cut Bank Farmers Market will be held tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday,) & they're well stocked with fresh fruits & vegetables. The Cut Bank market funs from 3 until 6 …
We’re Going To Market
With Labor Day weekend fast approaching, "NOW" is the time to take advantage of our Golden Triangle Farmers Markets. There's one coming up this afternoon (Wednesday) over in Cut Bank when the Cut Bank Farmers Market will be going full tilt from 3 until 6 o'clock in Cut Ba…
Sawing Logs Logs Logs & MORE Logs
TIMBER! We're reading about the logging era over in Somers, Montana Tuesday evenings during Montana History up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. I'll be reporting for duty at 6 o'clock SHARP tonight (Tuesday) to read more of Henry Elwood's "Somers, Monta…
Saturday Morn On The Front
The Rocky Mountain Front Farmers Market's set to "GO in Choteau" tomorrow (Saturday) morning. You can "go to market" from 8:30 until 1:30 tomorrow at the usual familiar location...the Visitor Information Center. A few short weeks to GO before S…

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