Since I left Coeur d’Alene in September, I’ve slept in over 90 different places. On the first night of the trip, Keith Jones and I slept in City Park in Davenport, Washington and were drenched by the sprinkler system in the middle of the night. Murray, Jenny and I slept in Dave and Libby Christian’s gorgeous geodesic… Continue reading On living in a hostel…
Since I left Coeur d’Alene in September, I’ve slept in over 100 different places. On the first night of the trip, Keith Jones and I slept in City Park in Davenport, Washington and were drenched by the sprinkler system in the middle of the night. Murray, Jenny and I slept in Dave and Libby Christian’s gorgeous… Continue reading On staying in a hostel…
Sun Valley, Idaho This gets more interesting after the first piece of background information. Hang in there. 🙂 First, some information about what “Sun Valley” really is, then photos and a few comments about my wonderful days in Ketchum, Hailey and the Wood River Valley. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sun Valley, Idaho City Sun Valley,… Continue reading Fabulous Weekend in Sun Valley
I usually walk by homeless people and others who are on the street asking for money. Sometimes I don’t want to take the time to dig into my wallet. Often I don’t think it’s the best thing to give them money, because I judge that they’re going to use it to buy drugs or cigarettes. Occasionally… Continue reading Giving Away Money in Downtown Vancouver
I ended the day with dinner at Score, a sports bar. The 30ish bartender ran my credit card and said, “How many states away is Idaho?” It surprised me that he didn’t know, and then I thought, “Does Idaho border completely on British Columbia, or partly on Alberta?”
I’ve had wonderful renters, Shannon and James Thomasson, who moved into my house when I left last September. I’m happy for them that they bought a house and are moving out at the end of December. As for me, I’ll miss the income. The house is available Jan. 1 to June 18, 2017. Spread the word.… Continue reading Advertisement: My CdA House is for Rent!
Six miles south of Bend is the fabulous High Desert (I think it was my second grade teacher, Miss Olson, who taught me how to remember the spellings of “desert” vs. “dessert.” Which one would you want two of?) Museum. I was fortunate to see the traveling Ansel Adams exhibit. El Capitan… Continue reading High Desert Museum and Ansel Adams
Driving south of McCall, toward Gold Fork Hot Springs A cold walk along Payette Lake Payette Lake
I flew from Boise, Idaho to Cleveland to spend the holidays with my son, Kristofer, his wife, Michelle, and their five year-old daughter, Chloe. They live in Vermillion, Ohio, 45 minutes west of Cleveland. On December 27, I fly back to Boise and will drive to Seattle for some skiing with Steve and Peggy Sue… Continue reading Christmas in Ohio- library, Lebron and more!
Emily, Aaron and I spent an hour wandering through art galleries, gift shops and clothing stores in downtown Bend. The men’s clothing store, Revolvr, served beer. It’s an impressive downtown- with a thriving book store!