When I moved here, many moons ago, I never had to ask my brother why they call Montana Big Sky Country.

Back when I moved here, my brother and I would go to Sturgis, S.D., every year. One time on our way home we stopped to relieve ourselves. It was about 3 a.m. When I looked up, I had never seen so many stars. It was a major site.

Well, I didn't take a picture as cellphones weren't big then, but I will always remember that night.

The other morning I was having a smoke. This is what I saw.