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The grass is always weedier on my side

I love this time of year. The world is so green and shiny it looks expensive. From a distance the green expanse is like a bit of emerald perfection because — and this is the important part — if I don't look too closely I can im...


Oh my, kitty, what sharp claws and big teeth you have

Now I'm totally confused. Recently, a friend living on the southern edge of Havre had a mountain lion hanging out on her backyard deck for two mornings in a row. A mountain lion. This is normally a shy mountain dweller, and now...


Pride goeth like a little girl screaming, but the lesson sticks

Maybe you've caught yourself saying something that starts with these words: "Oh, young people these days ... ." And then you go on with something like: they don't know how to work, they're too soft, they're too chubby, they're too...


Death of a winning streak, rebirth of the war

Out of the blue, someone acquainted with my longstanding offensive against the guerrilla units of rodents that frequently overrun my white trash estate said to me: "I haven't read any columns about mice lately — you haven't had...


A snake in the house: lessons learned

Prior to moving to the plains of north-central Montana, my only knowledge of rattlesnakes came from an incident when I was a teenager. One afternoon Mike, a friend of my parents, called my dad in a panic to say that he was out of t... Full story


Why did the woman cross the road?

After reading Paul Foy's June 1 Associated Press article, "Woman sues Google over Utah walking directions," Pamville News has learned that a woman is suing Google Maps over what she claims were unsafe directions that resulted in...


Miracle of modern menopause

Of all the miraculous advances in medicine that could be made, such as curing cancer, re-growing nerves and producing a medical marijuana plant that doesn't attract law enforcement, scientists at the European fertility conference...


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