Succor Creek State Natural Area – Oregon

Succor Creek State Natural Area is about 60 miles from Boise just across the border into Oregon. The last 15 miles is on a dirt and gravel road that at times wasn’t easy to discern from the surrounding area. When I traveled November 6th the gravel was very loose, meaning my car could slide around […]

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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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