Welcome to the 10th edition of The Rascal Fair! Above is a Flickr Badge of photos from The Big Sky group, founded by Dave at The Big Sky Blog, to provide a place for Big Sky Bloggers to strut their stuff. Montanans are a quirky folk, reserved and welcoming, reticent and opinionated -- as a perusal of Big Sky Blogs will quickly demonstrate.
[Warning: I get to generalize about Montanans, because I am one -- fourth generation -- if you aren't, you don't. We're like that.]
The Rascal Fair is a venue for Montana bloggers to show off their best posts; but, being natur'lly modest, they sometimes need a kick in the butt to do so. Which I didn't do this week. The result being that we have only three self-selected entries:
From Karen, we have a question and good discussion on cane vs. beet sugar -- complete with illustrations.
Now, since I didn't do my part by getting out there to round folks up, I'm going, in the best Montana tradition, hunting. There are far too many Montana bloggers for me to visit them all today, so I will stick with those I regularly read, and select my favorite posts of the past week or two.
Matt sees some hope that spirituality can have a positive impact on humanity rather than being used for shallow political gain. [Matt provides a correction: ". . . credit where credit is due. That post was from one of my "contributing editors" -- cgnick."]
I bet some of these folks don't even know I read them -- but I do.
My contribution for today is not necessarily my best post, but the most
apropos: The Last Best Place. And let me just shortcut you directly to the Save The Last Best Place Wiki.