I love the Little Missouri River. It is one of the longest free-flowing rivers in America. In reality, I believe it IS the longest, because the Yellowstone, which claims the honor, is full of low-head dams that create little pools and eddies all along its length, even though they don’t create giant reservoirs like the … Continue reading Who’s Looking Out For The Little Missouri?
SPEAKING OF NEW DRESSES Wednesday I wrote a long story about lieutenant governors, mostly, and in it, I poked some fun at my friend Jim Poolman. If you missed it, click here. But here's another addition to the story, and it demonstrates why I like Jim Poolman. He has a sense of humor and a thick skin. Last … Continue reading A Couple Reasons Why I Like Politics
WAIT A MINUTE Okay the story below about State Senator Nicole Poolman is funny, but according to her husband, it is not quite true. Almost, but not quite. The real story is even funnier. Way at the very end of this blog, I repeated a story that's been making the rounds in political circles these … Continue reading Of Lieutenant Governors and Knit Dresses
Every time I hear the phrase “return to the scene of the crime” I smile and chuckle a little inside. It goes back to an evening about ten years ago when Lillian and I and her two teenage daughters were living on a small farmstead north of Dickinson. One early Spring evening, just after dark, … Continue reading Return To The Scene Of The Crime