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 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    July 17, 2019 

Tidying Up – A.K.A. Weeding and Mowing

This past week I've spent a fair amount of time tidying up in and around the garden. I have installed a new battery in my solar powered electric fence, so I don't need weeds around the perimeter...

 

Visitors and Rhubarb

This past week a gardening club, led by Mary Christianson, came to visit me, to view my yard and garden. They, like me, love to see what others have done to beautify their outdoor space. We're always...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    July 3, 2019

Largesse from the Garden

Last week my column was entitled "Life Giving Rain" by the Courier, which is a very accurate title. Unfortunately, it's brought life not only to my desired plantings, but also to all the myriad of...

 

Life-Bringing Rain

We’ve had some measurable rain lately, and so I’m avoiding (ignoring?) the garden for now. It’s still chilly with a damp wind. I know it’s muddy, and I really don’t feel the need to get taller by packing the gumbo onto the bottoms of my...

 

Glasgow's Own Shawn Newton Brings Home Regional Emmy, Under the Big Sky Wins Three

Under the Big Sky, a storytelling series produced by the Montana Television Network, recently won awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest Chapter at the Emmy Gala...

 

Battling Pesky Pests and Rhubarb Yummies

Those cute little bunnies I like watching have discovered my garden. Apparently the new leaves on green beans are delicious. After I discovered several sections of bare stems sticking up, reseeding with a packet of older seeds happened. I’ve...

 

Pesky Pests Plant Themselves in the Garden

Naturally, as soon as our window air conditioners were installed, Mother Nature decided if I wanted to be cooler, she'd oblige. My husband, the weather geek, being an early riser, told me it had...

 

'Lend Me A Tenor' Opens Fort Peck Theatre's 50th Year

Back by popular demand, Lend Me a Tenor, a multi-Tony Award winner, opens Fort Peck Summer Theatre’s 50th season. A legendary farce, set in 1934 at the famous Cleveland Grand Opera Company, this side-splitting comedy features mistaken identity,...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    June 5, 2019

Cooking and Cleaning

First things first: I’d taken a wheatberry salad to the Memorial Day program in Opheim. The American Legion Auxiliary, of which I’m a (not very active) member provides the meal after the program. A couple of the other (more active) members...

 

Artist of the Month Reception

When the Fort Peck Summer Theatre matinee is over, extend your evening of Northeast Montana's fine art culture by stopping by the Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery, 523 2nd Ave. So. in Glasgow. During...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 29, 2019

Still Busy

Because of Memorial Day weekend, the newspaper deadline was moved up. This is being written last Friday (I’ve become a time-traveler). Seems like I just wrote a column and here it’s time for another. In spite of the cold wind and cool...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 22, 2019

Busy, Busy, Busy

On this sunny Monday morning, after the cool weather and rain over the weekend, I'm planning to get outside. I have lots to accomplish before the next round of rains commence. Rain is in the...

 

Lustre Confers Eight Diplomas

Lustre Christian High School seniors walked across the stage completing a chapter in their lives on Sunday, May 19, 3 p.m., at the high school's gym. With approximately over 200 people in attendance,...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 15, 2019

Spring Is Here?

Finally, it is starting to feel like spring is here, and my loving husband sees the possibility of more snow in the forecast, and tells me about it! Talk about being a ray of sunshine. Sometimes he’s just not. I really hope that’s a forecast...

 

Lipszyc Crowned 2019 Mr. Scottie

Glasgow High School students competed for the title of Mr. Scottie on May 6. Competing in different categories comprised of formal wear, full group dance, a lip sync battle, swim wear and an eating...

 
 By Mary Honrud    Lifestyles    May 8, 2019

Apologies and Rotten Weather

I guess apologies are in order. In my column a few weeks back, I talked about the possibility of late snow and frost up here. Did I bring on this snowstorm/blizzard watch that was issued a couple of...

 

GHS Students Participate at State Music Festival

Forty Glasgow high school instrumental and vocal students took part in the Eastern State Music Festival at Billings Senior High School on May 3 and 4. Here are the results from the instrumental and...

 

Ann Patterson Bishop:

The Wheatgrass Arts & Gallery (WAG) is expanding its horizons, its artist horizons, that is. A longtime friend of WAG owner Mary Fahlgren, Ann Patterson Bishop has agreed to show her extensively...

 

Cleaning Up

We’ve already enjoyed a day of summer this spring. It usually happens here, where the seasons don’t play by the rules. It was a beautiful day, causing dreams of flip flops and shorts. I used it to start clearing off my flowerbeds. I try to leave...

 

Challenged Again

While I have managed to get the downed tree branches and twigs picked up off my lawn, I haven’t yet ordered any garden seeds. I’m sure the constant winds we’re getting will have me gathering more twigs and limbs before I have to think about...

 

Shrek Delights Audience of All Ages

While the green of spring hasn't shown up outdoors yet, green was in full bloom at the Glasgow High School Auditorium this past weekend. In front of a packed house, Glasgow Middle School students...

 

Fort Peck Summer Theatre Prepares for Landmark 50th Anniversary Season

Fort Peck Summer Theatre (FPST) is preparing for the 50th Anniversary Season! The season promises to celebrate the history of the theatre and showcase a wide variety of productions, which continue to...

 

An End to Procrastination, Maybe?

Now that most of my snow reserves are gone, I'm getting more serious about gardening and yard work. I'll admit my powers of procrastination have not lost any strength at all, and so, no seeds for...

 

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