Sunday, August 23, 2009

MONTANA PLACES AND PEOPLE - SERIES 2

3 years ago, we wanted to get to Montana before the Davis Cabin was available. I found one on the lake that looked OK! The cabin itself was OK but poorly furnished and we felt there was little concern for the renter. Luckily one day I saw a lovely lady showing her "Sunrise Home" next door. She invited me to take a look and luckily we did for future reference! Little did we know that we would need to find a new home later that summer. As luck would have, the home was available and we are renting it for the 3rd summer this year. It is nicely furnished, compact but complete with 2 bedrooms and baths, washer and dryer, excellent appliances and a nice view!
In addition to the home, there is a gazebo that is a lovely spot to eat in when nice and a great spot for me to set up my fly tying rig to keep the feathers out of the house.

This is our lovely landlady, Tracy, AKA "The Wacky Wahini"! Tracy visited Georgetown a few years ago and loved the setting. She ended up owning a nice 3 BR cabin near the lake that she lovingly restored and then purchased the Sunrise Home for renting. She is a terrific hostess and really shows her concern that we are well taken care of. Tracy is a native of Hawaii and as you can see, she has won several beauty contests in the past!
This is Louie "Two Hats", our neighbor and caretaker of the home for Tracy. He is a great guy who loves to fish as much as I do. We see him taking a 2 mile walk every day before heading to the lake to fish for several hours. Believe me, he knows his stuff with a fly rod. He loves to land several "Pigs" each outing but hates those "Goofy Bastard" trout that feed all around him but will not touch his fly! He is a great buddy and a true inspiration! I hope I can do what he does at age 87!!!! TROUT

12 comments:

  1. What a great post Trout!! Big Son and I have not been able to fish much since you guys were here.. either to dry or to wet... *pout* BUT, we plan to try in a couple of days again... What a pretty lady and sweet ole guy!!! Dont you just love people!

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  2. You're getting very adept at blogging, Trout. It's so nice to know the two of you are living comfortably and have such good neighbors. I watched A River Runs Through It last night and immediately thought of you. I hope the fish keep biting and I love your gazebo.

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  3. Whew... He's 87!!! Is must be in wonderful shape!

    I love that gazebo!!! I wish we had one in the back yard. I'm still hoping he gets one for me, or builds one for me.

    You have a wonderful place there. And Tracy is very pretty.

    Susan

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  4. Anonymous11:26 AM

    Hey, Trout, you have lived up to what I knew you could be--many years ago. Schnitzel and you are certainly a good pairing, it seems. I love your written descriptions of your experiences.

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  5. What a lovely place -- love the gazebo! I love Montana!

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  6. I'm so happy to meet you and Susan this weekend at the Art and Jazz Festival in P'burg. It's so much fun to visit fellow bloggers. I hear we're having dinner Saturday night and we look forward to a great visit. See you then...

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  7. Dustye it was great meeting you! Look forward to dinner with you and Knitting Mania and spouses this weekend!!!

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  8. Trout I have no doubts about you, you will.

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  9. Looks like a fun place to have a holiday.

    87! yes your neighbour is doing well.

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  10. Looks like you are enjoying the summer in a beautiful place.

    Lovely post Susan.

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  11. I love your place! It looks just perfect for relaxing and fishing and just enjoying life! Thanks for showing us around!

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  12. So good to hear from Mr. Trout. And good to see your place at the lake. Your landlord does look very lovely.

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