It Didn’t Used To Be Woman’s Work
“Pioneer Doctor-The Story of a Woman’s Work” is the book we are currently enjoying when I read Montana History Tuesday evenings at the Marias Heritage Center. I’m already looking forward to tomorrow night (Tuesday) to learn more about this fascinating pioneer doctor who practiced in Bannack, Montana back in the 1860′s. She was Dr. Mary (Mollie) Babcock Atwater and her granddaughter penned this tome back in the 1930′s. No doubt about it, the old west really was wild and wooly, especially for a lady physician in a Montana mining town. Not only am I enjoying this book, but I really enjoy my Tuesday evening visits to the Marias Heritage Center. I’ve been reading Montana History up there for 5 or 6 years, can’t really recall when I started but it has been very rewarding for me. I hope that the residents there are getting as much enjoyment out of it as I am. For me, it’s like “working in a greenhouse”…I enjoy reading and this gives me an opportunity to sit down, relax and read for an hour. See you tomorrow evening at 6 at the Marias Heritage Center here in Shelby.