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By Roger - July 21, 2017

Here in northern Montana it’s forest fire season, so it can get bad even though I am 60 miles from the Rockies.

Featured Stories

By arnoldbentley - July 21, 2017

First thing you gotta learn and accept when you have COPD is that your married life is over as you used to know it. Not a lot of women can deal with… READ MORE

By FullyAlive - July 17, 2017

After I’ve struggled to walk into the mall with Woody (portable oxygen) I casually fake a phone call to catch my breath. I like to believe that nobody can hear me gasping,… READ MORE