MISCELLANEOUS ADVENTURES · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

On living in a hostel…

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…

MISCELLANEOUS ADVENTURES · REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

On staying 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…

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Fabulous Weekend in Sun Valley

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

REFLECTIONS/ OBSERVATIONS

Giving Away Money in Downtown Vancouver

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

PREPARATIONS

Advertisement: My CdA House is for Rent!

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!

MUSEUMS

High Desert Museum and Ansel Adams

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