Now that I’m getting settled in at my new job, I’m tinkering with some of the features in the online management system…I just added my first official poll at KRTV.com – what do you think of the proposed “southern arterial” road running south of Great Falls? Do me a solid and cast your vote…thanks!
Just a few shout-outs to some folks…
- To KYLE who just celebrated a birthday dinner – best wishes, buddy!
- To the gang at Malmstrom Clinic (including Dave F, Bren, Reg & John, Sema, Tiffi, and Greg (mofo butta lay me to da bone))
- To Ellie and R.J. @ Good Time Charlie’s (love the new carpet, booths, tables, and paint!)
People, if this isn’t the absolute epitome of whimsy, I don’t know what is…
A friend of mine had to transport these four ducks from Great Falls down to near Bozeman; apparently the ducks were none too happy about their temporary confinement, and quacked mightily during the journey.
Shameless plug for some books set in and around Great Falls!
Pete Fromm’s “As Cool As I Am” is a powerful coming-of-age tale of Lucy Diamond, a student at GFHS. I’ve said before that I normally don’t enjoy such books, but this one really is unique; Lucy Diamond is a character that you won’t forget.
And Norma Ashby’s “Rattlesnakes & Movie Stars” is a great way to see how Great Falls TV “grew up” over the years; no surprise that I’ve been poring over it as KRTV gets ready to celebrate its 50th anniversary!
Because you have a very good Mayor
Because my son David resides there and is a solid civic backer and contributor (Okay, so maybe I am just a bit prejudiced in my viewpoint)
Because you have some wonderful wildlife in the area
Because of the grandeur of your scenery
Because of the really nice people that I met on my two visits to your fair city
Because of the many good eateries that I enjoyed on those two trips
Because of the generosity of your populace–such as when they let me leave one of your live poker rooms with over $110.00 in winnings. Now that is what I call being “a good host!”
By the way – the poker room in question was at the 50s Casino, co-located with Howard’s Pizza near the Marketplace.
And on a belated note: HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my father’s lovely wife Jacqui!