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Gene Habets, 1940-2017

Eugene “Gene” H. Habets, 77, of Dutton, Montana, passed away June 15, 2017, at home with his family. Gene was born on January 12, 1940, in Conrad, MT, to Eugenius “Eugene” Hubertus and Irene (Slezak) Habets. Eugenius emigrated from The … Continue reading

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2016 Blog Posts in Review—Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty

2016 was a year for the books.  I read a lot more this year, and listened to a lot of good music, so that’s a good thing.  On the other hand, as demographics and biology would decree, our Greatest Generation … Continue reading

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2015 In Review

2015 was 150 years from the end of the Civil War, and 1 more year that I changed jobs and moved, this time back to the Centennial State of Colorado.  I started out continuing the daily journal of my ancestor Pvt. … Continue reading

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Transitions and Commitments: Best of the Blog 2014

This was a year of transitions and commitments.  I changed jobs, changed states, and started to follow my ancestor Pvt. Orrin Brown on his march with Gen. Sherman to the Sea.  In the new year, we’ll follow him as they … Continue reading

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Comments Closing

Friends and Readers, I’m going to have to close comments here on the blog.  While the Spam Filter does a fine job filtering spam, we’re just getting hammered and it’s interfering with WordPress server ops.  Please drop me a line … Continue reading

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One Year in Wyoming

Twelve months have flown by since I moved back Out West to join the Laramie County Planning & Development Department, here in Cheyenne, Wyoming. There are many differences between the eastern side of the Great Plains in Minnesota and the … Continue reading

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Lois Franklin Habets, 1944-2013

Lois Franklin Habets, 68, of Dutton, Montana, died August 23, 2013, at Teton Medical Center in Choteau. Lois was born on October 26, 1944, in Detroit, MI, to Thomas J. and Lourene Squire Franklin. She grew up in the Lost … Continue reading

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JCShepard.com Top Posts of 2012

2012 marked my first full year with the wordpress.org blog on a self-hosted platform. Y’all visited JCShepard.com a total of 2,600 times last year.  September was your favorite month, with 364 hits (average 12/day).  Your top posts of 2012 were: … Continue reading

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Microblog Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

When in doubt, go higher. # Road trip in old truck w/cassette player. Rediscovering joys of Led Zeppelin tapes. #OnTheRoadAgain #NoDepression # Old Eagles tape. Don't judge me. # Tom Horn was last man hanged at a Wyoming courthouse, 20 … Continue reading

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Microblog Weekly Updates for 2012-09-30

Revelation is the crazy uncle of the New Testament. # Pure greenback cutthroat #trout confirmed in remote Colorado stream http://t.co/zAxMKQta via @denverpost # Homecoming parade http://t.co/EcOFv1Po # Powered by Twitter Tools

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