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Three Names for Three Chicks

It is a great privilege and responsibility to name living creatures. For me personally, I try to infuse a name with sentimental attachments to people, animals, places, or events that hold meaning to me.  Sometimes, inspiration strikes red hot and the perfect name occurs to me that lights up my heart. Such was the case of…

More Than Instincts Alone

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2016: Equine Art Extravaganza – An Idea Takes Shape

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September 2016: Master Horseman – Brandon Carpenter

Brandon Carpenter is a family man; and he defines family in a big way. His wife and two sons, his late father and his mother with her new husband, and his siblings top the list, of course. But his family reach does not stop there. Rather it encircles the animals under his care, his neighbors,…

2016: Animal Wellness Week

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Midnight Camera Caress

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The Magic of Mason Bees

Each year Montana Public Radio hosts a fund raising event to help finance their programs. They cajole their listeners into donating money to support their favorite radio shows and they offer what they call premiums for making donations at certain levels. These premiums are gifts that local listeners contribute and are, more often than not, eclectic,…

2015: Harriet’s Hectic Summer

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Killer Kola

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2015: Zoopharmacognosy: Equines

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Winter Mystery Along the Bitterroot

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Divas Dreaming of the BIG APPLE

Mary B, one of our DaysAtDunrovin community members from New York City, made the mistake of altering us to the fact that the New York City Ballet was holding auditions for the part of a donkey for one of their upcoming performances. An article appearing in the March 10th edition of the New Yorker explained…

June 2017: What’s In a Name?

By DunrovinSuzAnne | June 14, 2017

  Harriet’s and Hal’s three lovely little chicks broke through their respective eggs on June 1, 2, and 4, 2017. In the following days, the chicks have proven themselves to be healthy and voraciously hungry. Luckily, Hal is up to the task. In spite of the high waters in the Bitterroot River, Hal has routinely…

Three Names for Three Chicks

By DunrovinSuzAnne | June 7, 2017

It is a great privilege and responsibility to name living creatures. For me personally, I try to infuse a name with sentimental attachments to people, animals, places, or events that hold meaning to me.  Sometimes, inspiration strikes red hot and the perfect name occurs to me that lights up my heart. Such was the case of…

More Than Instincts Alone

By SuzAnne Miller | February 15, 2017

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The Magic of Mason Bees

By SuzAnne Miller | May 1, 2016

Each year Montana Public Radio hosts a fund raising event to help finance their programs. They cajole their listeners into donating money to support their favorite radio shows and they offer what they call premiums for making donations at certain levels. These premiums are gifts that local listeners contribute and are, more often than not, eclectic,…

Light on an April Morn.

By SuzAnne Miller | April 6, 2016

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Horse Shoeing

By DunrovinSuzAnne | April 1, 2016

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Points of View

By SuzAnne Miller | March 16, 2016

Dunrovin had no idea what to expect when it arranged for its first ever artist in residence during the winter of 2016. Our intentions were simple. We wanted to break up the winter with some frivolity, to distract ourselves with something surprising and, hopefully. a little eccentric. We wanted to engage our www.DaysAtDunrovin.com cyber community members…

Halloween DIVA-Style

By SuzAnne Miller | November 12, 2015

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A Star is Born – Smokey Makes His Movie Debut

By SuzAnne Miller | October 25, 2015

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Killer Kola

By SuzAnne Miller | September 17, 2015

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Miss Maude – A DIVA in Distress

By SuzAnne Miller | July 15, 2015

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Mower Avian Massacre Averted

By SuzAnne Miller | July 1, 2015

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