Wednesday, April 14, 2021


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Updated 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Life at 20 below

There is something about being out in weather that is colder than 20 below that is both alarming and exhilarating.

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
About muscular fat

A year and a half ago, the editor of the Hungry Horse News went with the Over the Hill Gang to photograph our shoveling and opening of the Highline Trail in Glacier. He took that opportunity to snap an unflatteri...

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Interlocal on Zoom

As usual at this time of year, North Forkers begin talking about the Winter Interlocal Meeting.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
In the evening

For a lot of people, I’d say most people, the American dipper goes largely unnoticed.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Planning news

It is unusual for business meetings to be held on the North Fork in the winter.

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Conformity complex

When I was in high school there were fads.

Updated 3 months ago
Thoughts on the mob

There is no doubt that Jan. 6 will be a day of infamy in American history.

Updated 3 months ago

Every year I am asked whether or not this is a “normal” year.

Updated 3 months, 2 weeks ago
On forwarded mail and other waste

If everyone had as good and merry Christmas as I did we are all in good shape.

Updated 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Christmas birding

I did a route for the Christmas bird count on Sunday in Glacier National Park.

Updated 3 months, 4 weeks ago
McNeil, Hoiland recognized

Back in October I intentionally failed to report the most significant action taken by the Landowners Association. That action was the unanimous vote by the membership to award life memberships to Cecily McNeil an...

Updated 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Bison screensavers

We drove to the National Bison Range on Sunday.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
ATV thoughts

I didn’t actually measure the snowfall, but my best guess is we got about a foot of powder snow in one day.

Updated 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Governor Schwinden

The recent behavior of the current President reminded me of an insightful comment made forty or so years ago by then Gov. Ted Schwinden. The Governor said, “You can really tell what a man’s made of by how he los...

Updated 5 months ago
Pondering things poetic

There is a touch of the poet in each of us, and that sometimes flusters me greatly.

Updated 5 months ago
North Fork beavers cause a problem

We have had just about everything in the last two weeks. Three nights well below zero accompanied by a half foot of snow.