Is Long Hair Making Us More Intuitive?

 Back in the old days and the ancient times, many cultures embraced people with long hair, because they believed that long hair was a sign of strength and spiritual maturity. The Native Americans and the Chinese are just a few examples of the many cultures that value long hair, which was why the men and women of these cultures back […]

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dam breaks

Lots of deep cold, plenty of snow, followed by some warm, throw in some precipitation and you have a recipe for ice dams breaking. That, of course includes the possibility of flooding. We are coming up on that exact situation during the next week. Last month I recorded the first event like that I have witnessed in several winters here. […]

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surveying the East Fork

Not because the world has some screaming need I am fulfilling, but merely because I want to… I slipped on my 14″ dairyman boots to walk across a river varying in depth from 10″ – 18″. If your math skills are average or better, you will correctly guess those boots were quite full of water in short order. During last […]

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dam this morning

As you know, I’ve been paying attention the the river outside my front window. This morning a log caught on the bridge support downstream. Knowing this could rather rapidly escalate into a major dam, backup and flood for us lowlanders, I called the highway department. They were out within hours. I expected response, but was quite pleasantly surprised by its […]

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Bitterroot flooding this week

FLOOD WARNING Warning Issue Date: 845 AM MDT SUN MAY 25 2014 Warning Expiration: 130 PM MST MON MAY 26 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MISSOULA HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BITTERROOT RIVER NEAR MISSOULA… IN NORTHERN RAVALLI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA AND SOUTHERN MISSOULA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MONTANA… * UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. * […]

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