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I Missed It!
This past Monday, the 23rd,was National Pie Day & somehow, some way, I MISSED IT! I'm more than chagrined this morning not to mention completely crestfallen. It's true...National Pie Day, created by the American Pie Council, WAS the day before yesterday, Monday, Janu…
Shot In Montana
"Shot In Montana; A History of Big Sky Cinema" is the title of this beautiful "coffee table presentation from Riverbend Publishing down in Helena. Being the "Stage Door Johnny" that I am, I'll be talking with the author of this fantastic read this af…
Lessons From The Sex Mom
Don't blame me! It's in the hardback book I'll be giving away tomorrow (Saturday) morning on Puffman Sports Trivia. The book is, "The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out & Play, & Much More." …
Take My Wife…PLEASE
It's Jewish humor at its finest, & tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Trivia, the book, "Let There Be Laughter" by Michael Krasny is up for grabs. This new hardback from William Morrow; An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, contains more than 100 of…
On Tap Tonight
The Shelby High School Class of 1967 will be holding a reunion planning meeting tonight (Monday) down at the Tap Room here in Shelby. 1967...what a year...good music, good times, good memories for sure! Stay warm & hoping the 1967 class members can make the reunion meeting tonight at 7 …
Moving On…Down??
It ain't the Jefferson's & a penthouse in the sky, it's South Dakota! One of our country's largest moving companies says South Dakota is the TOP destination for folks looking to relocate. United Van Lines has been keeping track of customer moves for the past 40 years. La.…
Say Cheese
WHO would ever do a book on "CHEESE?" Meet Vermont Professor Catherine Donnelly. She's a professor of Nutrition & Food Science, & the new book that the Prof edited is, "The Oxford Companion to Cheese." This "cheesy" book includes more than 850 entries covering c…
What Do U Do When The Shooting Starts?
Go out & buy a gun I guess. At least that's what author Chris Bird brags in his newest book. "Surviving a Mass Killer Rampage: When Seconds Count, Police Are Still Minutes Away." "Gunsmoke" Chris is also the author of "Thank God I Had A Gun: The Concealed Handgun Manual,…
Zee Is 4 Zinc
Unless you're in Canada. Up there, it's "Zed" is for zinc. At any rate, I've been "researching" whether taking zinc for colds makes Mr. Cold go away any faster. Ever since a 1984 study that showed that zinc supplements kept people from get…
I Can’t Believe It’s Butter
I knew a woman named "Butter" years back but Elaine Khosrova's new tome has nothing to do with this woman. Elaine's book IS "Butter: A Rich History," & with the narrative flair of Mark Kurlansky & the culinary curiosity of Michael Pollan,…
Take R Mayor’s Advice
"Mare Lare" often says, "Run to the roundhouse," & I say, "When you do, take along Brian Solomon's "Field Guide To Trains; Locomotives and Rolling Stock." My friend, Brian, is one of today's most accomplished railway historians. The man has authored more than 3…
My Body Forms A Plank
It says that right here in the book & the book is, "The ABC's of Yoga for Kids," & this colorful, informative presentation is up for grabs tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 7:30 on Puffman Sports Triva! "The ABC's of Yoga for Kids" was …

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