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 By Bill Lavell    Voices    May 8, 2020

Other people from Carter Country

I was looking at a memory on Facebook this morning where I had promised to write a story for the Eagle about people I had known in Carter County and those that I had met since then on Facebook. I have never written that story and really don't...

 

Cooking in the West

I am pretty sure that everyone has grown weary of trying to find humor in a pandemic. However, since the whole world is in a state of virus-induced depression, I think we need good belly laughs now more than ever. One of the best laughs I have had...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, everyone knows that You answer prayers, but few realize that You are apt to give one of three answers. We all expect Your answer to be a resounding “Yes!” – and preferable answered yesterday. We take...

 
 By Bill Lavell    Voices    May 1, 2020

Working for Thulesens

I was released from the Army in March, 1959. I worked around town, Miles City, for several months in various jobs. After working several months in these less than memorable jobs, I went to work for Jim and Bettylou Thulesen on their ranch out by...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 24, 2020

Cooking in the West

As we head into our sixth week of Covid-19 school closure, I am pretty sure a lot of parents are praying that schools will reopen sooner rather than later. Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up the first week of May, and I have a hunch there is a wh...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, old stories might be ancient, but – this still happens every so often. This is how it was told: One day, a man went to visit a church; he got there early so he parked his car and got out. Then another...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    April 24, 2020

Memories

In my search for another article I came upon a couple of interesting families in “Shifting Scenes,” and after reading some of these family histories, I have decided to share. This couple each has their own article with information about their...

 
 By Bruce Auchly    Voices    April 24, 2020

Montana Tales and Trails

These are the times that try our souls. Isolation, face masks, drugs and diseases that are difficult to pronounce, let alone understand. Take heart. There's a world out there that proceeds without...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 17, 2020

Cooking in the West

Here in our calving commune on Lower Deer Creek, we are going into our fifth week of social distancing or sheltering in place. 102 years ago, the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918, the deadliest in history, infected an estimated 500 million people...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, it was interesting when a friend shared that the dictionary defines Easter as a Christian festival which celebrates the resurrection of Christ. Easter, Sunday brought to mind a myriad of images, one of whic...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 10, 2020

Cooking in the West

No one alive now will ever forget the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020 when we all stayed home to fight an invisible enemy. As I write this, we are not sure whether we are effectively flattening the curve, but most people seem to be trying to follow the...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: On a hillside near the city, a grove of olives grew, Gethsemane means ‘oil press’ – its nuance Jesus knew. This Garden Grove, a place of prayer – a happening there one night, near the press for oil – the press...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    April 10, 2020

Memories

My memories article this time will be a little different as I will write about several individuals who I knew, played sports with, or who brought back memories of years ago. The past articles in the...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    April 3, 2020

Cooking in the West

Even though Covid-19 is a very serious topic, I feel that my job description as a cooking/humor columnist is an essential service in coping with this crisis. I think since everyone is sheltered in place in Montana and much of the nation, we need...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, lots of folks have heaps of thoughts and ideas about the secret of how to have happiness. How about Christmas gifts – just think of all the items, all these special gifts are given because of the...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    March 27, 2020

Cooking in the West

I was sitting at the kitchen table drinking coffee on the morning of March 5, 2020 when the cruise ship The Grand Princess came across the screen. Somehow I knew that was the ship my friends, Judy Vidack and Theresa Hopkins were on. The report said t...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, recently, we ran across some interesting truths. When a friend stated that You, Lord, are like an ‘eyelid’, we were like “What? What are you talking about?” Amazingly, we discovered some...

 

Q's health news

Depression and anxiety are the two most common mental health disorders, and every person will experience one or both at some point in their life. Some people experience depression or anxiety over a short period, while others have a lifelong...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    March 20, 2020

Cooking in the West

For those of you who are stuck at home self quarantining, I have a bit of reading material for you this week. This tale by Mark Silverstein, who ranches north of Big Timber, Montana came to my inbox with the following comment, "Your Dr. Seuss...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: You know, Lord, having just visited with a couple of near neighbors who are Moms of small kids, sharing some nighttime incidents, it brought back memories from long ago – but – things like ‘back then’ probably...

 

Q's Health News

A virus is an infectious microscopic organism which invades a living organism, such as humans, animals, bacteria, and plants, and uses those host to replicate. There are a multitude of different viruses. Many viruses cause diseases in humans, such...

 
 By Loyd Townsend    Voices    March 20, 2020

Memories

I would like to end my articles about the family of Joe and Marj Schallenberger this week - they brought back many memories to me and hopefully to you readers. I will share a few statistics and inform...

 
 By Susan Metcalf    Voices    March 13, 2020

Cooking in the West

My County School Superintendent's office is in the Sweet Grass County Annex, which used to be the old county hospital and medical clinic. Many of my colleagues are sure the Annex is haunted, but in all my years there, I have never seen a ghost. Howev...

 

Conversations with God

Hello God, it’s me, Mara: A while back we had the privilege to read a grade school kid’s speech on STAYING ACTIVE/FIT. That brought back some childhood memories. As a farm/ranch kid, whoever thought about anorexia or obesity? We didn’t have...

 
 By Lois Lambert    Voices    March 13, 2020

Bright Ideas

When our son was in junior high, his English teacher asked the students to write about someone they admired. Any mother would be flattered to think her adolescent son admired her. She might not be so flattered by the title of his essay. In bold...

 

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