Suzanne Waring

Suzanne Waring—Contributing writer for the Montana Senior NewsA multifaceted interest in Montana people and their communities keeps Suzanne Waring looking for  topics to research in old newspapers and books and people to interview. She also has a passion for gardening. During the busy times of her first career, Suzanne Waring wrote, “I raise a garden no matter what.”  That statement is still true during her second career as a writer.

WPA Guide Books

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In their heyday, the WPA Guide Books were popular to take on countryside tours. Perhaps it is time to dust them off for touring your state.

Craftsman—The Mail-Order Home

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Sears sold more than 70 thousand Craftsman mail-order homes between 1908 and 1940. An estimated 70 percent still stand today. 

The Historic Pinehill Cemetery

Driving by on the highway, travelers may react to Pinehill Cemetery with disinterest. But those stopping there take away poignant memories.

Piano Pat: Passing of an Icon

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Patricia Sponheim was a true Montanan—Known as “Piano Pat,” she performed at the Sip ‘n Dip Lounge in Great Falls for more than 50 years.