a walk under the montana sky ~

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howdy friends ~ we’re pretty spoiled, really.  a few miles in any direction is an easy walk in the country ~ one that is wildly beautiful, and far superior to any walk in a city park anywhere. {in my humble opinion!} it requires a great cap or hoodie to protect one’s ears from the piercing brisk breeze, but other than that… it’s truly “a walk …

the two medicine and beyond ~ glacier park 2015

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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 …

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

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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 …

st. peter’s mission ~ cascade montana

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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 …

fields of gold ~ montana landscapes

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montana.   fields of gold {in the making} that is. from winter wheat to summer canola.  each season, i am drawn in to the intrigue displayed by the colors and textures of the green wheat as it begins it’s perfect ascent into it’s golden age, becoming ripe for harvest in it’s season of time.   the color of the wheat ripening is luminous, …

to tiger butte, montana ~

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“oh build me a home… where the buffalo roam, and the skies are not cloudy all day!”well, there’s no buffalo here… and the skies are full of clouds. but it was one afternoon full of all kinds of montana landscape drama.big and bold blue sky, with ‘as-far-as-the-eyes-can-see’ amazing clouds in a build-up of stormy and dramatic skyscapes.such a treasure: wide open prairie …

this land ~ a summer sweet montana ~

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sweet, sweet montana summer.   how i loved having you.  i hate to see you go!  everywhere i look… feel, or sense in the coolness of our evenings now, and watching the leaves start to turn ~ summer is beginning it’s goodbyes, and fall is determinedly peeking it’s way into the montana landscape everywhere.  i have to say it always grieves me …

my montana ~ the big sag

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happy morning glory ~ thank you for your sweet responses to the posts!  they are precious jewels and i love hearing from you all!!! these are the last of pics from our sunday drive last weekend.  i loved how all of these montana rural scenes had their own special beauty.   six hours later, and over 100 miles, we had a …

my montana ~ to square butte

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good morning~! up and over the foothills of the little belt mountains we went, and we came out of limestone canyon i’ts those beautiful, vistas of the prairie to drink in… but first… a morning break and a couple photography shots on my knees, {and belly}. there is so much to see.  i loved the simplicity of this old windmill on the …