Thursday, September 1, 2016

Not your average Kitty Cat

ANOTHER VISIT FROM THE COUGAR....The other night, after reading a memoir from Jim Corbett, who writes about hunting man-eating tigers in India, I saw a cougar outside my window about 10 feet from my house. He was a large male, and he moved cautiously and gracefully toward my daughters swing set. ( I don't know why it attracts them so much ) He walked around it, inspecting it carefully, then moved off into the shadows.  I am sure he is the same one I wrote about in my book, and larger than the one in the photo on my video book trailer. About 200 pounds, he is the largest cat I have ever seen in the wild or handled in captivity. Proving again, rural Montana living, is not for the faint of heart.

Mercurial Mother Nature, Summer Hail Storm

The Summer Storm I had to wonder, What the "hail" is this? I listened to the crashing and banging sounds on the roof our h...