rocky mountain high ~

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hi there  ~ happy friday! here’s a little more of our day in the rocky mountain country north of great falls… and {yes i was a john denver fan back in the 70’s!} while my fanship was somewhat short-lived, my love for montana never will be!  here is part two of our spring road trip.  i hope you’ll sit back …

Snowy Mountain High ~

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Helllooo! It’s a pleasure to bring you some photography shots of beautiful, blue, cold… Montana this past weekend.  We stopped at friend, Jane’s place, on our way home from church services on Sunday, and as Brian was whipping her snow blower into shape, I was getting into my own whipping,  trekkin’ through the snow, just tryin’ to stay the course …

Snow!

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Alleluia!  Instead of rain… we got snow.  Cool!  From 63 degrees one day, to 23 the next.  Gotta love it.  {well maybe you don’t… but I DO!} The storm clouds rolling in at 5pm on Tuesday evening, as I left the courthouse… stunning!  So I snapped this on my iphone.  We headed out to Highwood for our Wednesday evening bible …

What the Hay? ~

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I recently enjoyed a little excursion on the backroads of Montana, as I was returning home this past week from Billings MT (200 miles away).  I also  hoped there would be remants of the annual “What The Hay” contest sponsored by a little country community near Hobson MT. I wasn’t disappointed.  It used to be called “What The Hay” and …

Friday Flashback ~ Montana Treasure

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My first ‘art’ quilt.   A time to challenge myself.  To do something ‘entirely my own.’  Scary thought! I was fearful. Knew I needed to ‘get beyond’ … of wondering whether I could do anything beyond just following a pattern.  Don’t get me wrong… I love patterns!  I love books — love the artsy styles and hard work of all …

Thank Heavens!

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On a beautiful, sparkling, spring evening a few weeks ago, we took a little country drive heading south from Great Falls.  And “sweet” little Miss Georgia got to come along for some ‘car-riding’ etiquette lessons…   A task… not for the weak-minded or faint hearted!    After a few miles, way back in the countryside, we let her get out and …