Tyler and I spent the morning of July 4th in Thompson Falls, Montana immersed in the life and times of the town's founder, Dave Thompson. Thompson Falls absolutely loves Dave Thompson, and its citizens show their love by dressing up in their frontier best and demonstrating the skills that helped Dave survive his travels.These ladies were scraping the flesh off an animal skin. It was kind of disturbing.
This is the world's cutest guitar player. I died.
This man hand carved the rifle he's holding, and dedicated it to his late wife Barbara J. The label says "Barbara J, Sweet and True."
This man is demonstrating how to make lead musket balls. He had a really nifty presentation.
Lead musket balls!
This man had some stories to tell, but I'm not sure how many of them were true.
Hand made knives!