Posts Tagged ‘ montana ’

Montana’s Birthday!

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Reminded by Michelle that today is Montana’s birthday! The Montana Historical Society says: “Between 1880 and 1890, the population of Montana grew from about 39,000 to nearly 143,000. The people of Montana first asked for statehood in 1884, but they had to wait five years. Finally, Montana was admitted to the United States as the 41st state on November 8, 1889. Joseph K. Toole of Helena became the first governor of the state.” She also provided a link to this amazing video:

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Jack Horner and “T-Rex” Thomas

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The Bozeman Magpie reports that Jack Horner – arguably the most famous paleontologist in the world – recently took a bride: Vanessa Shiann Weaver, 19, of Ohio. And speaking of Horner…here’s a neat story from a few years ago, when I was still serving at Malmstrom Air Force Base. The Wing Commander at the time was Colonel Everett Thomas (now a 2-star general); like most high-ranking leaders, he had a nickname – “T-Rex.” When it came time for Col Thomas to transfer to another base, each of the organizations on base, as is custom, came up with neat little...

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Bottle Wanted!

Saturday, August 20, 2011
Bottle Wanted!

Took a delightful trip down to Monarch and Neihart today, and stopped in at the Neihart “In”-convenience store – noticed this interesting “wanted” poster (click for larger view).

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Monster Montana Cookies!

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Monster Montana Cookies!

Here’s some pictures of my delicious Monster Montana Cookies in the process of being created last week… Now – go vote for MONTANA in the Better Homes & Gardens “State Cookie Challenge” on Facebook!

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