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Aug 17, 2016 - Day 9 Campfires, Thongs, and Ice Cream

The BBBB's watched a glorious full moon rise through the pines as we ended yesterday around the fire ring here at the cabin. The first gold medal today goes to the talented musicians among us, the uke players and singers who inspire us hum-alongers. Today we brunched on Bellinis with Linda's curly bacon, locavore huckleberries, Hutterite eggs and toast before heading to the tiny town of Seeley for souvenir shopping and ice cream treats, compliments of missing BBBB, Maryann. Today's second gold goes to the South Dakota tourists and the local...

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Going for the Gold

Aug 16, 2016 - Visiting our good friend Sharon (a Picacho Peak neighbor).

We drove to Seeley Lake to visit our good friend & neighbor, Sharon (from Picacho Peak in AZ). we had a great visit & enjoyed seeing here. Did a little catching up on our summer activities. Sharon toured us a round the small but quaint town of Seeley Lake & we went to lunch at the local & popular burger/ice cream stand. Definitely was worth the stop.

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Pete & Jan's Travels

Aug 16, 2016 - Day 8 So Quiet

No planes, no trains, no motorcycles. Blessed quiet here at the welcoming cabin in the woods, the quietest spot on the trip. Well, there had been some noisy chatter around the table with ten old friends catching up. A noticeable difference this year is the prevalence of electronic devices as we Google, Mapquest, post, photograph, Skype, You Tube and Bluetooth. See the photo of host Linda's Christy Lynn Greene's art piece featuring Montana state symbols. Christy gets my first gold medal of the day for her beautiful art. Second gold goes to...

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Jun 19, 2014 - Days four, five and six

Fifty years ago we met in the freshman dorm at MSU Billings, then known as Eastern Montana State College. We bonded instantly and have remained friends ever since. The eleven of us try to get together for a few days every summer and inevitably pick up where we’d left off the summer before. This year, our 50th together, we met at Linda’s beautiful cabin at Seeley Lake with Quo Vadis tucked in out by the woodpile, a cozy guest room for my old roomie, Peggy, and Ursa and me. The group was cabin-bound this year by constant rain but no matter....

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Travels with Ursa

Aug 14, 2013 - Backwoods Babes

Days 12, 13, 14 I pedaled Quo Vadis back over the Continental Divide at Roger’s Pass, famous for the lowest recorded temp in the contiguous US - minus 69 degrees when the thermometer burst, and on up the beautiful Swan-Seeley Valley for an annual get-together with college friends. Nine of us gathered this year at Linda’s beautiful log cabin on Trail Creek near Seeley Lake. Lots of schmoozing ensued, on the porch under the pines and around the dining table, but we got out and about for hikes, wadin’ in the crick, campfire sing-a-longs and...

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Jul 11, 2011 - Thoughts of "Mom"

(Carolyn’s taking over the author duties today) My heart has been heavy lately. I’ve been thinking a lot about my Mom and most of the thoughts have been ones of concern & sadness. A little background for you: Mom was a farmer’s wife for 47 years. We lost Dad to a massive heart attack in 1998. Since then Mom has continued to manage the farms by herself, she is involved with numerous church activities and has a social calendar that is booked! Let’s just say that there’s no moss under her feet :) Over the years she has had minor health issues,...

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C & C's Adventures

Jul 10, 2011 - Problems - But Not Ours This Time

As we were leaving White Sulphur Springs, we spotted 3 antelope and 2 fawns. We hadn’t spotted many antelope on the way up here, and now we see 7 in two days and all of them within a mile of town. And then Carolyn spots a herd of 18 about 10 miles from town. That is the most we have seen together in one place. We are still having trouble with the low coolant water indicator so I stop at a pull out and check it and sure enough, it’s down again. I still have antifreeze so I fill it up and figure I will check the hose connection again when...

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C & C's Adventures

Jul 26, 2010 - Seely Lake

Seeley Lake Oh my gosh! What a time we had at this beautiful lake. We had such a peaceful time on Como Lake; we thought we would like to stay again on a lake. The town and lake are about half way between Darby and West Glacier, Montana. We found a nice RV park on the lake, Tamarack Lodge and RV Park. It was an eccentric mix of cabins and RV sites hacked out of a beautiful forest of tall, stately Larch Pine and thick undercover. The entrance to the property was just a notch in the thick forest. Easily missed if one was not paying attention....

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Aug 21, 2008 - Seeley Lake, MT - Big Larch Campground

(Elena Writing) We awoke to a beautiful morning. It was overcast but the sun managed to peek through the clouds. After a leisurely breakfast and getting Da Honu ready to go, we headed north on I-15 then southwest on MT-200. The weather was iffy. It kept showering intermittently along the drive, which precluded shooting any photos. The drive was beautiful with clouds hanging very low as though I could almost touch them. We drove through large areas of open range land and high up into the Rockies to Rogers Pass at 5610 feet where we crossed...

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Jul 11, 2008 - DAY 6 - Spokane WA to Seeley Lake, MT

Travel day 6, Trip Day 6 - This morning we woke up with smoke surrounding us. Spokane Valley survived the fierce wind and fire storm that attacked this area Thursday evening. As we drive east along I-90, we discovered the wind did major damage all the way to Montana. Our first stop today was 30 minutes after leaving in Coure d' Alene, ID. A nice little town on a crystal clear lake. We even found gas here for $3.97!! without a line!! We moved on down the interstate and made a stop at the Mission site, a nice place to stop with a nice picnic...

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May 24, 2008 - Going to Montana.

Hello again, well we are on our way to Montana by way of Yellowstone in these pictures, we were there about 2 weeks ago, stayed a couple of days but left early because of all the snow. We will go back in September,when we leave Montana. We got to Montana on last week, and our "home" for the summer at Seeley Lake, Montana. We have gotten settled in and are ready to go to work . We will be doing what is called "dispersal" this means we go to the outlying primitive campsites and to the trailheads. We work 4 days a week and are off 3. We are...

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