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Summer Reflections: Flathead Lake, MT

September is right around the corner and school is back in session, so does that mean we’re in fall mode? I don’t want summer to leave! Trying to savor the last bit of the long evenings, backyard bbqs and warm weather clothes as long as possible. Yet as wonderful as all those things are, my true summer love is time spent near the water, and my heart belongs to Flathead Lake in northwestern Montana. I’ve talked a little about…

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Montana Cherry Picking

Every summer the east shore of Flathead Lake in Northwest Montana blooms to life with a ruby-red hue. If you take the scenic drive along the lake via Route 35 from Bigfork to Polson, you'll pass cherry orchard after cherry orchard, most with charming, weathered, roadside stands advertising their seasonal business is open. The scene is a piece of Americana at its finest. From mid-July to mid-August, height of the short Montana cherry season, rows of vehicles hug the side of the narrow road while passengers exit to load up on…

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