I can’t believe I’m halfway through my 365 +1 Project (thank you Leap Year)!  While I continue to learn from amazing photographers from around the world every day, I’ve also learned that… …I really want to visit Norway.  And Oregon, Jasper National Park, and New Zealand. …while Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA has its own advantages, I miss being closer […]

Sadly, this is the last post from Montana.  I can’t tell you how much I enjoy being there.  Well, certainly between the months of May and September.  It’s a bit chilly the other months of the year! These photos were taken in Valley Creek, an area roughly 20-30 minutes outside of Billings.  When my Better […]

Called “the place where the mountain lion lies” by Native Americans, Captain William Clark named it “Pompeys Tower” in honor of Sacagawea’s toddler son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, who he had nicknamed “Pomp.”  Nicholas Biddle, first editor of Lewis and Clark’s journals, changed the name to “Pompeys Pillar.”  The Pillar overlooks the Yellowstone River and still […]

It’s not hard to understand why family farms continue to disappear across America.  It’s hard work, REALLY hard work, and it’s ridiculously expensive to get started.  One of the only ways that folks seem to be making it in farming today is when family farms are passed down from generation to generation.  But even then, […]

This gorgeous, old log cabin is south of Laurel, Montana.  Seeing it beyond a huge field of still green wheat and beneath this beautiful blue sky made me feel as if I was taken back in time to a real-life Dances with Wolves. Forget barns, my new obsession just might be log cabins… You Might Also […]