Sunflowers!

Linder’s Farms in Meridian Idaho has a ten acre sunflower farm. Visited them yesterday to take photos during one of their market days. I love yelow and blue, so this was made for me.  

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Glass Insulators

I’ve been a casual collector of glass insulators for most of my life. Casual because it is on and off, nothing serious. I probably only have about fifty of them in my collection, which is just a pittance compared to real collectors. Below is one of my favorites.   Glass insulators were invented and manufactured […]

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Poem in Progress

A poem I am working on about suddenly being old. I always had options in life. At 30 I still had plenty of time to achieve whatever goals or dreams I possessed. At 40 I could reinvent myself and begin my quest again. (In fact, I did!)  Even at 50 I still had time, although […]

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Lucky Peak Drive

The wife and I drove out to the Lucky Peak area today to capture some pics. I was looking specifically for a male Goldfinch, and we found that right away. The rest was just more fun.

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Quick Drive to Blacks Creek Road

The sky was totally devoid of any hint of clouds today, so we decided to take a quick ride east of town.                     A nice short drive is to Blacks Creek Road near Bonneville Point.About 27 miles from our house. We take I-84 out there and […]

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Back Yard Birds

Birds photographed recently in and around Boise, Idaho. Most of these were actually in our back yard in west Boise. The hummingbirds were in the mountains though.  

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Masked Conversations

OK, this folks, is a true story. Last Monday I took my car into Meinake for service.  In the same parking lot is a bagel shop where I usually wait. The coffee is much better than at Meinake. I was working on a short story on my tablet but could not help but overhear the […]

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F-15 Strike Eagles & A-10 Thunderbolts

To honor health care workers in the Treasure Valley two F-15E Strike Eagles from the 366th Fighter Wing and two 124th Fighter Wing A-10 Thunderbolts flew in a tight formation across the valley today, soaring over all of the hospitals one at a time. I found a parking garage that had a top floor open […]

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Shaw Mountain Road

On the spur of the moment we decided to drive Shaw Mountain Road from Boise through the mountains to Highway 21, just past Luck Peek. The road itself was mostly in my imagination, but we made it.  

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