“The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported this morning that a group of tourists had been caught on video standing within a few feet of the famous Old Faithful Geyser.”
“The formation gave way with us, my companion going down with it into the horrible seething pool. I narrowly escaped by falling backward into the solid form formation.”
“For eight days, the party traveled through a country emitting blue flame and a living stream of molten brimstone.”
“I hung there, sometimes by two fingers of each hand, my toes inserted into some tiny crack, panting for breath, benumbed, speechless, sweating at every pore.”
“They were members the 25th Infantry, U.S. Army Bicycle Corps, a unit of African-American soldiers with white officers.”
‘ I hope you’ll do yourself a favor by rushing to Country Bookshelf and buying Montana Book Award winners. The store and the books deserve your support.”
I’m sure the warm up will help me do a better job when reprise the talk at the Bozeman’s Country Bookshelf on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Here’s the announcement of the Bozeman event.
I get to present an original piece by Montana artist Dana Bousard to the 2010 MBA Winner, Ruth McLaughlin. I’m thrilled!
The items I put on my blog are stories, not historical documents. I collect, edit and post them in hopes that readers will find them interesting and fun.
“The bandit, who had sewed together flour sacks over his head, that extended down to his waist, … pointed his revolver at me with his announcement, ‘This is a holdup.'”