really BIG Sky Blog
Big Sky is not just the place where I conduct my business.
It’s my home and here’s what I think about it.
As a regular columnist in our local newspaper,
I’ve developed a Q&A forum for my fellow inquisitors.
Tell me, Tallie #13
How does Montana assess the value of my real estate?
Tell Me, Tallie: How does Montana assess the value of my real estate? By Tallie Lancey EBS Columnist “[I] shall never use profanity except in discussing house rent and taxes,” reflected Mark Twain. Perhaps Mr. Twain would find good company in Big Sky these days. If you received a letter from the Montana Department of Revenue last month, you may...Read more
Tell me, Tallie #12
How does law enforcement work in Big Sky?
Tell Me, Tallie: How does law enforcement work in Big Sky? By Tallie Lancey EBS Columnist Big Sky is largely governed by the “golden rule.” For the most part, locals are courteous and respectful of their neighbors, tourists, and their collective “stuff.” Thanks to its strong Midwestern influence, Big Sky is the sort of spot where people tak...Read more
Tell me, Tallie #11
Is Big Sky an artsy area?
By Tallie Lancey EBS Columnist If the health of a community can be measured by its engagement in the Arts, then Big Sky is fit as a fiddle. Abraham Maslow’s developmental psychology pyramid teaches us that humans must achieve their basic needs first: food, shelter, clothing. Eventually, as we mature, we ascend his hierarchy. So it goes with the d...Read more