A Crisis Brings Out Five Types of People

I’ve been around a few major crises. I guess my first was the Cuban Missile Crisis. Plenty since then including today’s pandemic. My observations show me that when the S*** hits the fan, people divide into five basic types. 1. The Givers:        Show compassion, and work to aid others in any way possible. 2. […]

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Freaking Earthquake!

I am in Idaho missing my beautiful and quirky Florida. Spring has been delayed and the last week it has been solid gray and cold. Ugh. Oh yeah, there is a freaking pandemic circling the planet. Idaho and all of the planet is on lock down. The President today say be prepared, the worse is […]

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Chinese Bat Flu?

Would make a great name for a band, right? But probably hurtful to someone, somewhere. Maybe bats. So, let’s call it COVID-19. Or Corona-virus. Whatever. It is March 30, 2020 and Idaho is mostly locked down.  Liquor stores, gun shops, grocery stores, Home Depot/Lowes, Walgreens, Walmart, Target, gas stations and more are open. There are […]

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Barns & Structures

Practicing more “social distancing” today by driving through the vastness of Idaho. Grabbed a few photos of old structures.  

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Elmore County Drive

One of my favorite half day trips is to take I-84 east and exit onto Blacks Creek Rd, following it into Elmore County. Eventually it starts following the South Fork of the Boise River. The views are spectacular regardless of the season. Eventually you will arrive at the lovely town of Prairie and the Y-Stop […]

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Kuna Mora Road Shoe Mystery

The Kuna Mora Road Shoe Mystery is a 2.5 mile stretch of lonely highway SE of Boise where dozens and dozens of shoes rest on top of fence posts. Perhaps as many as a hundred, or more. They have been there as long as most people can remember. No one knows, or at least, will […]

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Drive to Placerville, Idaho

Don’t let these straight lines fool you. None of the roads were straight longer than 100 feet. They were all winding roads through the mountains and forests, with not one guardrail in sight. But it was a magnificent drive. Our primary destination was Placerville, Idaho.  We drove up Idaho 55 to horseshoe Bend and then […]

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To Silver City – Almost

Out today for a drive along the Owyhee Front we discovered the road to Silver City, Idaho. Silver City is not open now, but we were excited by the views and the smooth pavement at the beginning. Also, the sign that warned travelers if they passed it and had to be rescued that the cost […]

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Five County Sunday Drive

Today Suze and I attended service at Eagle Christian Church where Dr. Crane was teaching from the book of Acts. Then we went for coffee at Bobbie Jeans, a coffee house inside an old house in the city of Star. By the way, they serve grits! Real Southern grits!!!!  Anyway, then we continued west through […]

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Fall in Boise, 2019

This Fall seems brighter and more colorful than the last two years. Or, maybe I am brighter and more colorful!

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