Articles written by Carol Brodie


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  • Thank you emergency responders

    Carol Brodie, Seeley Lake, Mont.|May 2, 2019

    SEELEY LAKE – Those of us living in Seeley Lake are very fortunate to have the services of the men and women who provide help in emergencies. Numerous times over the past several months I have had to call on them to assist with my husband’s many falls. Twice they arranged ambulance transport to the hospital due to his injuries. I always found the responders to be quite competent, friendly and efficient and they always have arrived within 15 minutes of my call. I don’t know what I would have done without their help and I can’t thank them en...

  • Open Book Club presents Allen Morris Jones Jan. 19

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Jan 17, 2019

    SEELEY LAKE - Bozeman author Allen Morris Jones will read from his book "A Bloom of Bones" Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Co. His visit launches the 2019 Open Book Club series which is sponsored by Alpine Artisans. The Open Book Club is free and everyone is welcome. "A Bloom of Bones" is a murder mystery set in eastern Montana's windswept Garfield County. The story's focus is Eli Singer, a solitary rancher and poet. The discovery on his ranch of the long-buried corpse...

  • Gwen Florio presents "Silent Hearts" at AAI's Open Book Club

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Nov 15, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Gwen Florio will be presenting her new book “Silent Hearts” Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Alpine Artisans Open Book Club is sponsoring the event. There is no charge for this event and all are welcome. Primarily set in Afghanistan, this is a story of an American aid worker and an educated Pakistani woman, working as an interpreter, who is still adjusting to her arranged marriage to the son of an Afghani strongman and smuggler. These two women form a friendship despite their utterly different life...

  • Christine Carbo featured at Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Oct 18, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Appearing at Alpine Artisan's Open Book Club Saturday, Oct.19 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company is Montana mystery writer Christine Carbo. She will be reading from and discussing "A Sharp Solitude" her fourth book in her Glacier Mystery Series. There is no charge for this event and all are welcome. "A Sharp Solitude" is set in the magnificent and brutal terrain of Glacier National Park and its environs. A journalist has been murdered and FBI investigator Ali Paige,...

  • Alpine Artisan's Open Book Club features Lady Long Rider

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Sep 20, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Please join us as Bernice Ende, Lady Long Rider, makes her second appearance at Alpine Artisan's Open Book, Thursday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. She will be presenting a slide show and discussing her recent book "Lady Long Rider" which chronicles her 28,000 miles on horseback crisscrossing the continent. There is no charge for this event and all are welcome. As a fearless young girl on her parents' dairy farm in Minnesota, Ende loved to gallop bareback...

  • John Maclean featured at Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Sep 6, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Please join the Open Book Club as journalist and renowned author John Maclean reads from and discusses his recently released book, "River of Fire," Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. There is no charge for this event and all are welcome. This book builds on the piece about the Rattlesnake Fire (California, 1953) that was included in his earlier book "Fire and Ashes." Maclean adds more details and includes information from and sections by firefighters...

  • Open Book Club Presents "The Gathering Place: Swan Valley's Gordon Ranch"

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Jul 19, 2018

    SWAN VALLEY - Please join us as Alpine Artisans Open Book Club presents "The Gathering Place, Swan Valley's Gordon Ranch" Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Swan Valley Historical Society Museum. The authors will read from the book and tell other stories about life at the ranch. Long before it was called the Gordon Ranch, this natural prairie in the Swan River Valley of western Montana has always been a gathering place. From the Pend d'Oreille people gathering to dig camas, to the...

  • Valerie Hemingway Reads from Her Memoir "Running with the Bulls, My Years with the Hemingways"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Jun 7, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Alpine Artisans’ Open Book Club presents Valerie Hemingway who will be reading from and discussing her memoir, “Running With the Bulls: My Years With the Hemingways” 7 p.m., Saturday, June 9 at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. There is no charge to attend and all are welcome As a young Irish reporter, newly arrived in Spain, Valerie Danby-Smith met with Ernest Hemingway in his hotel room for an interview. The interview was awkward and brief but before it ended something had clicked into place. Thus began Valerie’s life as his...

  • Amazon Best Selling Author Mark Sullivan to Read at OBC

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|May 10, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Mark Sullivan will be reading from and discussing his bestselling novel, "Beneath a Scarlet Sky" at the Open Book Club this Saturday, May 12, 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Mark is an acclaimed author of 18 novels. He has a BA in English and worked as a volunteer in Niger, West Africa. He is an avid skier and adventurer. He and his wife live in Bozeman, Montana. Although a work of fiction, this novel is based on a true story with a real hero. At the heart of the story...

  • Poet Amy Pearson Takes Open Book Club to a Lookout in the Bob Marshall

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Mar 15, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Amy Pearson, writer, teacher, photographer, poet, student of Buddhism and wilderness advocate will be reading from and discussing her recent book of poetry and photographs, "100 Days of Solitude" Saturday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Pearson will include a power point presentation of her photographs taken from a lookout in the Bob Marshall Wilderness where she spent one summer as a fire lookout. Alpine Artisans Open Book Club sponsors this event. There...

  • Open Book Club Presents Theodore Catton

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Feb 8, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Theodore Catton, associate research professor of history at the University of Montana, will be reading from and discussing his recent book "Rainy Lake House, Twilight of Empire on the Northern Frontier," Saturday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company sponsored by Alpine Artisans Open Book Club. There is no charge and all are welcome. Seeley-Swan High School senior Jasen Sokoloski will open for Catton reading his poem "Down the Bottle." Rainy Lake House was a fur...

  • Caroline Patterson Reads from "Ballet at the Moose Lodge"

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Jan 11, 2018

    SEELEY LAKE - Caroline Patterson, executive director of the Missoula Writing Cooperative, will be reading from and discussing her recent collection of short stories, "Ballet at the Moose Lodge" Saturday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. This event is sponsored by Alpine Artisans Open Book Club. There is no charge and all are welcome. In this series of short stories, Patterson chronicles the lives of ordinary people. Her sixteen stories touch on the seemingly simple...

  • Open Book Club presents Poet Mark Gibbons, Nov. 18

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Nov 16, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - Alpine Artisans Open Book Club presents poet Mark Gibbons who will be reading and discussing his poetry Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m., at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. There is no charge to attend and all are welcome. Gibbons’ poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. He was the winner of the Montana Arts Council Innovation Award in 2013. He lives in Missoula, where he raised his family, and works as a delivery driver and teaches poetry. As an introduction to the subject of poetry at this Open Book Club, S...

  • Open Book Club Opens Fall Author Readings with Brian D'Ambrosio's "Shot in Montana"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Oct 19, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - Brian D'Ambrosio will be discussing his book on the history of Big Sky Cinema, "Shot in Montana," Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Alpine Artisans Open Book Club sponsors the event. D'Ambrosio lives in Helena where he writes for a variety of publications. His favorite subjects are history, biography, architecture, boxing, NFL tough guys, photography, forgotten inventors and obscure American poets and authors. For more than 100 years, film...

  • Open Book Club presents Chris Dombrowski and "Body of Water"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Mar 2, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - Chris Dombrowski will be reading from and discussing his recent book, "Body of Water," Saturday, March 4, at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club sponsors the evening. There is no charge and all are welcome. Seeley-Swan High School poet Elizabeth Done will be reading her poem, "Rest On Fawn Peak," to open the evening. A published poet (most recently "Earth Again") and Montana-based fly fishing guide Dombrowski recounts his trip to the Bahamas...

  • Weltzien Returns to Open Book Club with "Exceptional Mountains: A Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Jan 19, 2017

    SEELEY LAKE - O. Alan Weltzien will be reading from and discussing his newly published book, "Exceptional Mountains: a Cultural History of the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes" Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. The event is sponsored by Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club and is free. All are welcome. In "Exceptional Mountains," Weltzien provides a comprehensive and well-indexed history of mountaineering among the volcanoes of the northwest: Rainier, Hood, Baker and others....

  • Travel into the Bob Marshall with Author Pete Fromm

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Nov 10, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Pete Fromm makes another appearance at Alpine Artisan’s Open Book Club Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company. He will be presenting his new book, “The Names of the Stars: A Life in the Wilds.” This is a memoir and exploration of the seemingly small decisions that shaped his life and his love for adventure in the wilderness. This event is open to the public at no charge and all are welcome. When Fromm was 20 years old, he took a job babysitting salmon eggs, spending seven months living in a tent in the S...

  • Turk to Read "Crocodiles and Ice"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Sep 29, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Jon Turk will be presenting his new book “Crocodiles and Ice” Saturday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company sponsored by Alpine Artisans’ Open Book Club. As Turk states, “Crocodiles and Ice is a scientist/adventurer’s journey into a Consciousness Revolution based on a deep, reciprocal communication with the Earth. The book highlights my award winning polar expedition circumnavigating Ellesmere Island, as well as other, lesser known passages.” Jon Turk has a PhD in chemistry and has worked in theoretical research...

  • Open Book Club Presents People Before the Park

    Carol Brodie|Mar 3, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - Dr. Sally Thompson will be reading from her recently published "People Before the Park" Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company sponsored by Alpine Artisans' Open Book Club. Her presentation will include Power Point photos and charts. Dr. Thompson is a retired Professor of Anthropology from the University of Montana, Missoula, and a recognized ethnographer and ethnologist. The event is free and everyone is welcome. In "People Before the Park," the Kootenai...

  • Scott McMillion reads from "Mark of the Grizzly"

    Carol Brodie, AAI Open Book Club|Feb 18, 2016

    SEELEY LAKE - "On the day before Halloween 2001, Tim Hilston left his Great Falls, Montana home and drove around 100-miles to the Blackfoot Clearwater Game Range, a stunning stretch of forest and meadow near Seeley Lake, Montana. It is grizzly country, but Hilston was there for elk. He found his elk first, then the bear found him", so writes Livingston author Scott McMillion. McMillion will be reading from "Mark of the Grizzly" on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Grizzly Claw Trading Company...

  • Jeremy Smith presents "Epic Measures"

    Carol Brodie, Open Book Club|Jan 14, 2016

    In an intriguing and very readable look into the world of international health statistics, acclaimed journalist and science writer Jeremy Smith chronicles the career of Christopher Murray as he and a varying group of colleagues seek to gain a truer understanding of how we live and how we die through the Global Burden of Disease study. “Epic Measures” is the true story of a 20 year, 500 scientist attempt to track and quantify every illness, injury and death for everyone on earth, the biggest of big data collection ever. Murray argues that the...

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