Happy People

Some people who made my day brighter today: Soni, the cashier at Smith’s; Alex, the “To Go” person at Tony Roma’s; the cake-decorator at Baskin-Robbins (didn’t catch the name, sorry!); and especially Rebekah, who always puts a smile on my face.

Stamp Act

Postal Service to raise rates. Um…OK. Do any of you still use stamps? I don’t recall the last time I purchased stamps – with the exception of Energy West, I pay all of my bills online – mortgage, credit card, NW Energy, Bresnan, Qwest, even City utilities. For Energy West – I just drive by their downtown location and drop off the payment. So what do you think? Do you buy lots of stamps –…

A Hobby By Any Other Name

How many of you have a hobby? Or two, or even three? Let’s see…I’d wager that most of you enjoy at least one of the following hobbies: hunting, skiiing, reading, exercise, outdoors, model trains, baseball cards, watching sports, working on your car, home repair, sewing, shooting, photography, bowling, gardening, community service…you get the idea. The point is, there are lots of hobbies out there. Hobbies are something that a person does for enjoyment; a hobby…

Snow Snow Snow!

Let’s recap: two weeks ago, it snowed for about three days non-stop; not a whole lot of accumulation (about 10 or 12 inches?), and the Chinook got rid of it pretty quick. And then on Friday morning, we had that snowy/rainy/slushy stuff that wreaked havoc on the roads (and caused my first-ever collision with another object). That wasn’t “fun” snow. And now today, we’re up to about, what, two inches so far? Not as powdery…

New Kid On The Blog

Woohoo! Another Great Falls blogger – this one goes by the name of GiftShoppeGuy. I first crossed paths with him over at the Montana forums a few days ago (thanks to GeeGuy). GiftShoppeGuy also operates the Cowpie.biz Montana-based search engine. Go say howdy!

Taking The Pulse

Received an email from Amy, the new leader of the organization formerly known as “YES! Great Falls.” The new name for the group is Pulse-Great Falls, and it sounds like the group is off to a successful re-launch. here’s a condensed version of her message:

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