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Eureka’s Outdoor Quilt Show was a success. Attendance was good. Sales were good. The weather was beautiful, sunny, in the low 80s with a slight breeze. Over 40 quilters from Lincoln and Flathead Counties brought over 400 quilts to display and sell. In addition almost sixty miniature quilts were displayed on the main grounds. Quilts… Continue reading Eureka Montana Quilt Show
Fiberfest took place at the fairgrounds- it had numerous events and vendors, even a petting zoo. There were demonstrations on Portuguese knitting, Sketch Looms, Sheep Herding, and various forms of spinning. There was lots of noise and color, and many helpful people eager to get beginners into their craft. Everyone was very invested in passing… Continue reading Eureka Montana Held 18th Fiber Fest
I’ve been watching the wrong movie for over half a century. The gun control argument, when it reached the Supreme Court, was never about guns. The opinion in Bruen doesn’t deal with assault rifles versus muskets. It deals with a pair of abstract concepts: strict scrutiny and intermediate scrutiny. This website walks us through the… Continue reading The Supreme Court Argument Was Never About Guns
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Henry Louis Mencken lived from 1880 to 1956. He wrote with a unique appreciation for America’s political system and politicians. His reference to Scopes the trial as the “Monkey Trial” became part of our language and history. Mencken wrote for the Baltimore Sun from 1899 until 1948, when a stroke took him out. Not necessarily… Continue reading Recalling H.L. Menckin
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A great day mowing hay includes two things – no breakdowns and not hitting fawns with the mower. Larry and Terry took the time to heat and reshape a broken spring on my mower – it took two attempts, but it is running better with the repaired part than it did before the break. But… Continue reading Saturday Was My Best Day Mowing Hay
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. -Benjamin Franklin
The last hatch of goslings has a poor flier – a young goose that can’t gain altitude like his siblings. The parents have the “No Child Left Behind” attitude, as they work on flight patterns within his limitations. I suppose I shouldn’t gender the young goose – though the pronouns won’t make any difference. What… Continue reading Special Education in Flight Class