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Technology Overload!
all I saw was the top of their heads in my rearview mirror as if they were in prayer the whole time the train went by. Of course their lips weren't moving, they were just bowing to the alter of the cell phone.
Avalanche Awareness
Are you prepared for an avalanche? Of course you think you are. You enjoy the outdoors, you're smart and know your way around a mountain or even a hill..Avalanche, ha, that won't happen to me!
Street Crimes Task Unit
Back in the 1990's Billings had a street crime task force, but because of staffing shortages, the unit was dissolved.  Starting this coming January the Billings Police Department will start up the task force again with a five member street crimes unit dedicated to  looking into burgla…
Stranger in My House
Wednesday, Amazon said it will launch a service called Amazon Key next month that will let people allow the door to be unlocked when they're not there.  Amazon has a strategy of trying to make shop lifting boxes off of your porch a thing of the past...
Don’t Throw Like a Girl!
Ok, a disclaimer here.  This is going to sound sexist, but it is not.  I grew up playing all sports as a guy.  Baseball was my favorite.  It consumed me and I played softball into my 40's until my knee gave out.  When I became a dad, I would tell my daughters who all pl…
Let’s Celebrate
It's Labor Day weekend.  There are plenty of things to do when you live in Montana, Camping, Fishing, BBQ, Family Picnics, Boating.  Unfortunately this year we have to deal with smoke and fires throughout the state as well.  I saw a statistic today that said close to 600,000 acre…
Safe Kids Day
September 9th Yellowstone County Safe Kids Day at Rimrock Mall Center Court from 11a-2p.  Among other things the group will talk about bike safety, car seat check, fire truck tours, self-defense demo, zoo animal visit, a distracted driving display and spinal screening.  F...
Stupid Button
You are looking west on 1st Avenue North at North 27th.  This has become my new place to hang out during some down time at work.  This vantage point gives you a great view of the impatience and stupidity of drivers.  If you haven't noticed, we have new traffic lights going in, wh…
Break From the Heat
It is quite possible that we could have a break from the heat on Wednesday with a high of 79 degrees.  It's only for a day or two but why take advantage of it miss work.  "ya, uh boss, I forgot I have a hearing test at Costco on Wednesday and you what a mad house Costco is on…
That’s Using My Head
What are you looking at?  Well, It is the sign of a man using his head to tear down an addition on his house. (that would be me).  This addition holds a hot tub.  I call it the hot tub room.  After several discussions, my wife and I decided to sell the hot tub...

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