Sanford Park Campground, and a little camper history

There's a running joke amongst my friends. I buy campers, sit on them for a bit, then sell them again without even using them once. The last three were like that. I don't think the Ram van was my fault, though. The first time I loaded it up to go camping, it wouldn't start. At … Continue reading Sanford Park Campground, and a little camper history

Wolf Creek Canyon Ice

My buddy Steve mentioned that he was going to run down to the Hardy Creek Bridge area of the canyon to shoot the ice blocks on the Missouri. The weather was perfect, so I headed over there with him. I've driven through this canyon that runs between Great Falls and Helena a million times, and … Continue reading Wolf Creek Canyon Ice

Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge

Google Maps has made a huge difference in how I pick places to photograph. In the 22 years I lived in Montana as a kid, I never knew Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge existed. Maybe it didn't back then, I'm not sure. But since I moved back, I've been scouring the satellite view of Google Maps … Continue reading Benton Lake Wildlife Refuge

Choteau, Bynum, and Pendroy

The contractor had just finished building Dad's new house (for the most part--that story should be part of a different post.) What's the first thing you do when you finish a new house? Fill it up with rocks! Wait, what? That's not the first thing everyone does? Weird. At any rate, that's the first thing … Continue reading Choteau, Bynum, and Pendroy

First People’s Buffalo Jump

My mom will outlive us all. She and her service dog walk all over town. To yoga, to classes, to the grocery store. Wherever she needs to go, they walk. They might take a bus in the winter when it's really cold, but only if it's really cold. So when she visits, she requires walks. … Continue reading First People’s Buffalo Jump