Old Yeller, Best Doggone Dog in the World-I have been asked by some of you to write about the movie that most people seem to remember me for. The year was 1956 and I was asked to audition for the part of “Lisbeth” in the Walt Disney film “Old Yeller.”
When Hitchcock’s The Birds Became Real-It was a scene of pure pandemonium, a flock of birds crashing into houses in a quiet California beach town, the crazed creatures smashing windows and attacking the residents whose frantic screams matched the agonizing shrieks of the interlopers themselves.
Foster Resilience as a Caregiver-Here are some strategies for fostering resilience and helping you cope with the ongoing stress and periodic crises involved in caring for someone with a chronic illness.
A Fourth of July Birthday Tradition-It was time to celebrate—to celebrate their safe arrival from North Dakota, to celebrate their new home (although it was temporary), and to celebrate Grandpa’s birthday, the Fourth of July.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die-His uncle Roger was a musician in Missoula who taught him his first guitar chords, but he also instilled in his young nephew a deep love of classic country and rock ‘n’ roll.
Plight of the Monarch Butterfly-The monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) has two pairs of brilliant orange-red wings, with black veins and white spots along the edges.
Baroque Music in Montana-Many of us are familiar with Pachelbel’s “Canon” or the “Four Seasons” of Vivaldi or, especially, the beloved “Messiah” by George Frideric Handel. But add Johann Sebastian Bach, Arcangelo Corelli, Francesca Caccini, Barbara Strozzi, and Claudio Monteverdi, and you have only a few of the great composers of the Baroque period.
The Initials on the Desk-On top of this desk are initials and names carved into the wood, and as I gazed at them, I thought about who these people were and speculated what their lives must’ve been like...