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Becky Price
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Robertson Ranch on the Smith River
Below are pictures of Great Grandfather O.A. Robertson's ranch on the Smith.  According to my Dad O.D. Robertson and Byrd Robertson found this spot when they were hunting.  They were not of age, so they had their father file a homestead on the place.  In O....
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Guy-Speak
After 37 years of marriage, I am finally
getting a handle on my husband’s Guy-Speak. 
Here are some examples Me: 
Did you like dinner? Him: 
It was alright. Translation:  It was not my favorite dinner, probably
because it was healthy and had no meat. 
I am ...
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Leaving Pompey's Pillar
After my Dad's brother Robert Theodore died and my Dad and his sister Win nearly died,  Maude and Dunc Robertson decide to give up their dairy farm at Pompey's Pillar.  Dad always told me, that the water was bad in Pompey's Pillar, and they thought that it ...
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Learning More About Pompey's Pillar
The years in Pompey’s Pillar must have loomed large in my
grandparents’ life.  They saved more
paperwork from this time than from any other time in their life combined.  There are receipts for operation and
maintenance fees, character references, various co...
Learning More About Pompey's Pillar
Learning More About Pompey's Pillar
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My Eleven Rules of Fashion
Blue jeans go with any color. Fur went out after the ice age. Why would you even WANT to
wear fur when you could buy a machine washable, water resistant, warm ski
jacket at a fraction of the cost?  Ski jackets go with any outfit from the formal to the
casua...
My Eleven Rules of Fashion
My Eleven Rules of Fashion
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Study Your Back Trail
According to my Dad, Sid Robertson, my grandfather had words
of advice to avoid getting lost:  Study
your back trail.  As a Montana cowboy in
the 1880’s and 1890’s, maybe Grandpa knew a thing or two about what it was to
be lost.  Grandpa maintained that oft...
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The Years at Pompey's Pillar
As any of my family knows, Pompey's Pillar is a large rock close to the Yellowstone River that was large enough in the landscape for travelers to use it as a marker.  Many early explorers and travelers carved their names in the rock.  It was named for Pompe...
The Years at Pompey's Pillar
The Years at Pompey's Pillar
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The Family Brands
When it came to remembering facts and details, my Dad was a star.  He could tell the date, month, and year of about aything of at least minor importance happened.  Once Dad reviewed the family brands with me. Turns out, Dad remembered the details of the fam...
The Family Brands
The Family Brands
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The Parable of the Baked Beans
Back L to R O.A. Robertson, Clarence Barnces Front: Jack Radford, Robin Byrd. Jack Radford Robin Byrd O.A. Robertson After his arrival in Montana on July 9, 1864, my great
grandfather, O. A. Robertson, formed a partnership with some other miners.  One of th...
The Parable of the Baked Beans
The Parable of the Baked Beans
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Riverboats and Questions
For
quite a while this picture has perplexed all the family members.  First,
we thought it must be Fort Benton.  After all, my grandma’s
twins Gene and Geneva Robertson were born at the Fort Benton Hospital so we
know someone in the family was there for a w...
Riverboats and Questions
Riverboats and Questions
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