Pileated Woodpecker The largest woodpecker, with a call direct from the jungle. The pileated is one of our favorite birds in Montana.
Holiday Chestnuts For the first time ever I had the pleasure of eating chestnuts roasted on an open fire at the annual Whitefish Christmas Stroll. The atmosphere was gay and filled with holiday cheer. Stores stayed open late and merchants offered goodies to passersby enticing shoppers inside. In the spirit of the season, shoppers pulled […]
The Strong Survive Seven months ago, I posted a video to Facebook titled “Sometimes Life Sucks”. In the clip was a deer with a broken leg, stumbling through the pitch dark woods in a snowstorm. Life couldn’t get worse, however, we knew that nature would soon end his terrible suffering. Guess who came by on […]
It’s rare that we catch a fox in daylight. This one appears to be carrying a small penguin in his mouth.
Cute Bear Cubs! It’s always fun to capture a bear of any size on trail cam! But two cute bear cubs wrestling one another? That’s special! Watch baby bear antics while mama bear relaxes nearby.
The rain let up Saturday afternoon and for the first time, we attended the Whitefish Winter Carnival parade. While Blaine Kern may make better floats, we’ve never been to a Mardi Gras parade that served pizza. Instead of being themed after old Greek gods, this parade’s theme was that all American god, war. Whitefish knows […]
Think of a ski resort and mow the trails with that in mind. _________________________ It was hard to imagine that on the 24th day of September when leaves were changing color and starting to fall, the temperature outside was 88 degrees. What better opportunity than a summer-like day to mow the trails in preparation for cross-country skiing this […]
This pleasingly plump black bear ambled through our woods. He’s obviously gorged himself on huckleberries in preparation of winter.