Sandy Rumsey, an ordinary person

The Bridger Mountain Range

"Never look back unless you are planning to go that way." --- Henry David Thoreau

Welcome to my website. I blog about my hikes and things of interest that I see along the way. I specifically like to keep track of wildflowers. So, again ... welcome!
  • Montana House Progress

    Progress – August 15

    New progress pictures came in overnight.  It appears that the surrounding ground has been graded. The ground is mostly broken shale, so there will be little to no mud up close to the house. However, it does prevent any future plantings. Although we have a 360 degree view of 4 different mountain ranges, the porch corner faces the most spectacular …

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    More Progress Pictures

    We just received some progress pictures of the house project. Compared to the huge sky and view around the house, it looks so tiny sitting out there all alone. It was great seeing the dry wall inside. The best and most exciting picture is taken from inside showing the view out the 3 windows of “The Crazies” in the background. …

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    Progress Pictures

    We got a few progress pictures on the Montana house today.  The windows and doors are in! Looks like the builder is getting the rock ready for the fireplace too. He sent a couple of pictures of the stone.  Looked good to me With the house now in the dry, we should begin to see some of the cosmetic things …

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    AQS Quilt Week in Charlotte NC

    The American Quilting Society celebrates it’s 30th Anniversary with “Quilt Week” in 5 different venues! The Schedule: Paducah, KY ~ April 23 – 26 Charlotte, NC ~ July 30 – Aug 2 Grand Rapids, MI ~ Aug 20 – 23 Chattanooga, TN ~ Sept 10 – 13 Des Moines, IA ~ Oct 1 – 4 I was fortunate enough to …

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    Progress Report

    Looks like the “little box on the prairie” project is moving along nicely. The porch rafters are going in and most of the windows are hung. The firebox is in with the flew and the plumbing is on track. It should look great for Phil’s first sighting in September. [image title=”Bedroom End of House” alt=”Bedroom End of …

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