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Last Friday, Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP and I had the good fortune to be able to head up to Glacier National Park in Montana. Our goal was to take a few photos and go on a short hike. While the forecast called for a chance of showers, it was decent weather in Kalispell. We both geared up ...
The seventh annual Montana Dragon Boat Festival is underway this weekend in Bigfork, only about 20 minutes from Kalispell. Apparently dragon boating started in China 2,500 years ago and it has become a popular event on most continents. The dragon boats are 40 feet long and 4 feet wide. Each crew ...
The Jewel Basin is a hiking mecca in northwestern Montana with 35 miles of hiking trails and over 15,000 acres. It's easy to see why it's so popular, based upon the beautiful scenery and many options for hiking trails. The Jewel Basin is located in Flathead National Forest, about a 30 minute ride...
Our first hike as residents of Montana took place just a few days after we arrived in our new hometown of Kalispell. We were looking for something in the area that would allow us to get a little fresh air and exercise without a long drive, and we located Herron Park on a map. Only about 10 minute...
I left for my first Montana morning jog a few days ago, and decided to try a nearby trail that runs along the road. Imagine my happiness as I ran past mules, horses, cows and acres of beautiful land. The air smelled great, and I was looking around and taking it all in. And then I saw it! I am an ...
Nearly two weeks ago, I left my home in Monroe, NY, heading for the wonderful state of Montana, where my new home will eventually be located. This is a journey that was years in the making and is the culmination of many dreams. And what an adventure it has already been. There are many ways to mov...
A few weeks ago, as I drove down a local street, a deer ran into the truck I was driving. As you can see from the photos below, the passenger side was damaged. After contacting my insurance company, and getting a recommendation for an auto repair shop from my normal mechanic, I called Woodcock Au...
The Monroe, NY real estate results are available for July 2019.  The number of monthly sales increased while sales prices and available inventory decreased. Following is an overview of the July 2019 Monroe NY results. Sales VolumeIn the month of July 2019, there were 20 single family home sales w...
Your home has been under contract for a week or so, and you are notified that the mortgage appraisal will be conducted shortly. What is an appraisal? How is it different than a home inspection? Why is this important? Following are the answers. What's the difference between a home inspection and a...
This is part 38 of excerpts from the trail log which was located on a New York portion of the Appalachian trail. For the post which explains this series, click here.  You can read all the previous hiking posts by clicking here. Each new edition includes a quote from a hiker, along with this write...

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