Great Northern Brewing, Whitefish Montana

Great Northern Brewing, Whitefish Montana

When I was in elementary school the local newspaper asked us what we wanted to be when we grew up. There were the typical answers of firefighter, astronaut and then my response, an Olympic skier who wins a gold medal and lives in Whitefish Montana. It was a pretty specific … Continue reading

Taking a drive along Lake Kootcanusa Scenic Byway, Montana

Taking a drive along Lake Kootcanusa Scenic Byway, Montana

One of the benefits to living where Boomer and I do is that short distances provide excellent adventures. With my job change I no longer have a lot of vacation time so traveling long distances frequently is pretty much out of the question for the time being. Add on that … Continue reading

Bayern Brewery, Missoula Montana

Bayern Brewery, Missoula Montana

I am always looking for a reason to stop in Missoula Montana when ever I am near. Today’s reason would be Bayern Brewing. This was my first time to their brewery, although not my first time having their beer. The brewery is outfitted with both indoor and outdoor seating. I … Continue reading

Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville Montana

Blacksmith Brewing, Stevensville Montana

I found myself a spot at the bar inside Blacksmith Brewing and realized I had just witnessed something I had never seen before. I’m not saying I’m an expert on all things beer but this wasn’t my first time to a brewery. The man sitting next to me placed his … Continue reading

HigherGround Brewing, Hamilton Montana

HigherGround Brewing, Hamilton Montana

While I was in Butte Montana last year I was suppose to take a tour of William Clark’s mansion. Note this William Clark is not the same of the Lewis and Clark fame. This Clark was one of the 3 copper kings who lived in Montana in the late 1800’s. … Continue reading

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

Free things to do in the Pacific Northwest

I had a discussion with my friend, Nicole, the other day about the Pacific Northwest (PNW). We were talking about how each of us defines the Pacific Northwest and found that we did not totally agree about which states were included in the PNW (don’t worry there wasn’t any hair … Continue reading