Monday, July 15, 2019

A great day to be an american, if you're white and male

Apropo of our racist, woman-hating 'president' telling Congresswomen to 'go back to where they come from'....


Monday, July 8, 2019

The 2pm thunderstorm


The usual, loud claps, no visible (from my window) lightning, half inch of rain, drop of 20 degrees in minutes.  Just another afternoon at 6,000 ft in Montana.

Friday, July 5, 2019

tarn devium

E.g, erratic, or as in having no sequence.

I didn't want to leave my downer of a previous post up longer than necessary, so here's a selection of fairly random pictures from my archives.


Summer time residents, this is next to I90, in the middle of town.


The youngest, doing her rabble-rousing best. Note she's one of the few not wearing a mask.


The lilac bush in full bloom, a week ago.


Summer afternoon guests in Butte.  

That's it for the time being. All the kids and some of the grands are coming for a visit in a couple weeks. Sure that'll give some content for the blog. 

Stay well, all you out there in the ether....










Sunday, June 30, 2019

Pride in Seattle

Yesterday my youngest, Emily, took her goddaughter to the Pride festivities in Seattle. Looks like a good time was had by all. Today the Oldest, Kate, will take The Adorable One, aka Fiona, to the Pride Parade in Downtown.




In a few weeks the lot of them, including my son Henry will be coming for a visit. 

More pics


Fiona, aka "The Adorable One", at the Pride Parade in Seattle




Saturday, June 22, 2019

Gastronomical Signs of Spring/Early Summer



Sorry for the blurry picture, old phone and all. Morels, fresh. Wonderful in a variety of ways. It helps to know people who hunt for these. 

Also, how we bbq in Butte:


Monday, June 17, 2019

110 Years ago

When Butte's population was over 3 times what it is now, labor/management issues were not settled by negotiations often, the IWW was very active, the mine owners had hired Pinkerton goons to act as their personal police.


And today: