19 March 2009

Up and Up

Few things are more nostalgic - or whimsical - than visiting a childhood swingset.

Sheep Crossing

How do you tell the difference between a Montanan and a tourist? Simple. Tourists pull over on the side of the road to gawk at herds of grazing big horn sheep. Natives speed by and honk in annoyance.

Unless you're my family. Then you "critter watch" like nobody's business -- even if you've been a Montana resident and have seen big horn sheep a hundred times.

Thank God we still have our Texas plates.


Four buildings along Main Street in downtown Bozeman were destroyed March 4 in an explosion caused by a gas leak.

Full article in the Bozeman Daily Chronicle: http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/articles/2009/03/14/news/000blast.txt

Rainbow Road

you never know what's in store

Digging out the old ski equipment...

It didn't get much use in Texas

takeoffs and landings

Flight 1271 to Bozeman

18 March 2009

I ♥ Spring

The Eyes Have It

Mini road trip to Iowa.

The most boring state ever to drive through.

11 March 2009

That the ending would be written before that end would start





Cold is the sole Spring funeral.

(We await it)


the feeling of pulse beneath skin

(of purpose

behind motion)

Break up. (break down)

And time?

(never enough)

And love?

(you couldn't)

So you turn out the lights.

(and I'll