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the two medicine and beyond ~ glacier park 2015

hi there ~ahh… autumn.  and even better… autumm in glacier park!  what a nice trip we had for several days.  a mix of big clouds, high mountains, soft meadows, wild lakes, pretty rivers, trees, rain and sunshine!i’ve always wanted to “get down on the river” every time we travel, and i was delighted that we had the opportunity to do …

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#mymontana ~ #fieldsofgold in those big big skies ~ prairies and mountains

hello ~ welcome {once again} to my favorite landscape venue… montana!i do love {attempting} to capture just a tiny bit of God’s awesome glory in wheat fields… wildflowers, mountains n’ prairies… and those ever-so-glorious, wide-open, big skies.there is almost always a surprise of landscape glory waiting, if you are looking for it!  and with the wheat fields starting to turn, …

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our montana rocky mountain front ~ boots ~ gates n’ patriots ~

morning pardner!take off those boots!  and … decorate a fence post or two!not unusual, i’ve seen it done before… but it is always fun to see…   boots nailed to a fencepost for a little country humor, and … just a bit of decorative impact?!!  you bet i had to stop and take a few shots of this amusing rural …

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a spring day in montana rocky mountain front ~ 2015

hi there ~west.  go west! springtime in the rockies ~ always an adventure!  after so much beautiful rain, we, thankfully ~ had a warm day where there was a break in the clouds and it was time to hit the backroads once again! so we headed to the {eastern} side of our montana mountain west.  west of home ~ west to …

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montana high prairie spring ~

hello ~we’re all ready for spring in the great northern plains, and we have had some lovely bright days in between lots of wind, and lately a bit of snow.  but oh the spring green of new crops, and bright blue skies!this one day was spectacular, and i enjoyed getting out on a mini-roadtrip to take some photos.i’m also amused …

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montana’s niagara falls ~ lost lake in the shonkin sag

greetings ~today’s feature is a continuation of our wintery day adventure with the clydesdale horses.   we ended it with a small hike in a chilly blustery late day under amazing skies, and crazy laccolith stone architecture.  it’s an amazing geological tour to a very cool, and very unusual place, known as montana’s very own niagara falls ~ lost lake. …

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a winter’s day adventure with the lacey creek ranch clydesdales ~

hi!last week began with a day’s adventure, and a {tiny} break from collage quilts!  i went along as the “official” photographer {tongue-in~cheek}.  it was a spectacular wintery day spent on a ranch up in the highwood mountains… with two big beautiful clydesdale boys:  jerry, and ritchie, their owner and also with their handler friends.  we were treated to a little …

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montana ghost ponies in the sky ~

hi there ~ does anyone out there remember the country song, “ghost riders in the sky?”it was a song written in 1948 by noted american songwriter, stash jones. recorded by over fifty artists, including johnny cash, gene autry and frankie lang as some of my favorites. how’s that for a little trivia… and that song kinda sparked a bit of imagery …

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christmas memories ~ wild and sweet montana

hello!  our christmas ~ full of all things bright and beautiful, with the love of God and family making it always extra magical and sweet… we headed out to the swan ranch once again, and enjoyed a treasured day among friends and family. although the snow storm made things “interesting” {always!} it was breathtaking, per usual amazing creation by God’s hand…i’ve …

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st. peter’s mission ~ cascade montana

monday… full of grace!hope you’re weekend was full of amazing grace!  ours was, as we had another awesome road trip to glacier national park.  {more on that later!}and we had a show-off day last weekend, in the early autumn beautiful, perfect day out in the country.  i invite you to sit a spell… and take in a few moments of the …

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montana wheat fields in all their glory ~

hi there ~ happy friday!our montana indian summer days are here. here are some of my favorite photos from the last bit of our summer montana… before it is long, long… gone. you know if you’ve been reading this blog for very long  that i am a montana born and bred girl   i love the prairie…  the wheat fields.   and …