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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Short Story Published

I am happy to report another of my short fiction pieces has been accepted and published. I now have six stories published, and twenty-five other stories seeking publication. You can read my latest story at the following link: Floyd Got Raptured    

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The Writing Mood

I am a morning person. At least, after my two mugs of strong coffee. I am exhilarated, just literally filled with creative juices. Unfortunately, mornings are a difficult time to write curently. Too many things to do other than writing, and I have responsibilities. When the evening comes, my wife goes to bed early to […]

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Editing Help

Every writer has their own style. A few people can sit down and write beautiful grammatically correct words from the get go. These people pound out pages and pages of ready to read words daily. Then there are people like me. A story bursts into my brain in full 3-D color. Then I have to […]

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A breath of fresh air

People react to a crisis in many ways. Thank God some people react by displaying hope and encouragement. Took a drive yesterday along Harrison Blvd in Boise, near downtown. This is a tree lined street featuring some of the oldest and most beautiful homes in the city. It is also home to the Boise wealthy […]

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