For want of a gutter

Over the past several days the heavens have opened and we've been deluged with rain, rain and more rain.  We have reportedly received 3-4" of rain in just a few days!  The Glendive Creek resembles more of a rushing river.  The Yellowstone River is overflowing its banks.  Basements around town are soggy and flooded.  A neighboring county has declared a state of emergency.  During the … [Read more...]

That’s just how the Marbles roll…

Ah...a weekend.  A wonderful time to relax, unwind, catch up and prepare for the coming week.  The less on the schedule the better.  The more downtime the better. Unless you're a Marble.  By 8 AM this morning John and I decided we were already bored.  I originally had planned to head to Billings for a quick getaway with my mother-in-law, but freezing rain and blowing snow demanded those … [Read more...]

What’s going on over there?

Note:  This column will be published in the Glendive Ranger Review on Sunday, November 14th.  Although it was written to a local audience in Glendive, Montana where I live and serve, it also serves as a good introductory piece for this blog and to myself. When was the last time you got stuck in a traffic jam? It probably wasn't here in Glendive unless you count having to wait for … [Read more...]