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It’s Going to the Dogs
That's what the Gab Man tells me. Peter Franklin, the Wacky Hacky, that New York City cab driver, will be joining me tomorrow afternoon (Tuesday) at 4:35 on the Puffman Show. The driver of the yellow mobile conveyance lounge tells me that dog fights are very popular in the Harlem area of his ci…
Tester Testing The Waters
Senator Jon Tester's field staff has scheduled an outreach here in Shelby tomorrow afternoon at the driver's license exam room up at the Toole County Courthouse. Between 2:30 & 3:30 Wednesday afternoon, all the senator's constituents are invited to stop by & share thei…
I Done My Best Work For Her
Nancy Cooper was her name & she was married to the infamous Charlie Russell. We're currently enjoying the story of Nancy Cooper Russell, "Behind Every Man" at our Tuesday evening Montana History reading at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. Jo...
All That Jazz
If you dig jazz, you'll dig "Joined At The Hip". This fascinating read by Jay Goetting keeps the beat from beginning to finish. From the early days through Prohibition & the swing era, then to bebop & beyond, Jay's tome is the story of jazz music, musician…
It’s Not Over On The Front
Summer fun's not over on our Rocky Mountain Front by any stretch...this Friday evening, the Coalition to Protect the Rocky Mountain Front is having their annual barbecue at the Choteau Country Club & it sounds like a blast! Happy Hour & LIVE music kicks off at 5:30 Friday night …
A Bagel & A Schmear
That's what the Gabby Cabby, Peter Franklin-the New York City cab driver, is fired up about today, & the Gab Man will be joining me long distance from NYC this afternoon (Friday) at around 4:30 on the Puffman Show. I wish I could give you an exact time, but give me a break...I...
What Happened To Our Custom Cutters?
I received word this morning (Friday), stating that Travelin' Todd, the custom cutter guy, has moved north of the border to Lethbridge & points west out on what is known as the Blood Indian Reserve. They cut some green field peas & are currently picking up wheat swaths. Todd s..…
Do You Know Where I Was Last Night?
Of course, it was Tuesday & I was reading "Montana History" up at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby. We're currently reading the Nancy Russell book, "Behind Every Man". I always hope the members of my reading group are enjoying this Montana hi…
Let Me Be Up FRONT
No doubt about it...there's no place better than the FRONT(!) & the Coalition to Protect the Rocky Mountain Front is fired up about their annual barbeque coming up one week from this Friday. The Coalition is hoping that you & your family can join them for fun, food, & camaraderie (I've n…
I May Be Rich
I received a missive last week from the Highways Department! No, not our Montana Department of Transportation down in Helena. This one came all the way from the Hong Kong Highways Department Government Offices over in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Now I don't know much about that part of the world, but I…
No Beetle Baileys Need Apply
I'm giving away the "ULTIMATE" book this afternoon (Monday) in the 4 o'clock hour on the Puffman Show on my Puffman Musical Trivia segment. It's fact, the name of the book is "The Ultimate Basic Training Guidebook-Tips, Tricks, and Tactics for Surviving Boot…
Thanks For The Lift
I had a chance to fly over the Rocky Mountain Front this morning (Friday), thanks to the Montana Wilderness Association. It goes without saying that I always enjoy my Monday morning conversations with Jim Anderson down at Grizzly Sports in Choteau and I thought, being the unbiased person that I am, …

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