Colorado Bound

We left Bothell, Washington and began our migration to Golden, Colorado. We were introduced to Golden by my sister, Patsy, and brother-in-law, Butch, and it has become one of our favorite places to visit. Stop 1:  Kennewick, Washington (May 31, 2017) We needed an overnight stay so we decided to return to Columbia Sun RV…

Bear Lake, Idaho and Utah

Bear Lake State Parks, Idaho and Utah (Sept. 30 – Oct. 5, 2015) We departed Massacre Rocks State Park near American Falls, Idaho to drive south towards Bear Lake.  Don has been telling me about Bear Lake and how beautiful it is for years.  When Don was in his mid twenties he was stationed at…

On the Snake River at Massacre Rocks State Park

Massacre Rocks State Park (Sept. 27-30, 2015) Massacre Rocks State Park is located about 10 miles west of American Falls, Idaho. It’s right off the interstate, but far enough to not hear the highway noises. The park had few guests at this time of year, so we had the luxury of picking a spot with…

Snaking Around Idaho

Glenns Ferry, Idaho (Sept. 23-27 2015) Glenns Ferry, Idaho is on the Snake River.  We’ve spent a lot of time and several locations on the Snake River.  The Snake River was named after the Shoshone Indians.  It is said this tribe used to carry sticks decorated liked snakes to scare others.  However, there are many…

Harvest Hosts – Sleeping with the Chickens

Today we started out slow leaving Emigrant Springs State Park in Oregon. After having breakfast (or should I call it brunch?), we hooked up the jeep (known as a “toad”) and headed southeast. While driving down from the mountains, the scenery was stunning. It was a pleasant drive, listening to Click & Clack, the tappet…

Snake River in Washington

August 26, 2015   Leaving the Smoke in Idaho and Arriving at the Snake River in Washington Leaving Coeur d’Alene when the wildfire warnings were extreme and the winds were picking up gave us a little comfort, but we still feel bad for all the communities that are affected. The Pacific Northwest is dry this…

Dropping down through Idaho

8/20/2015 Coeur d’Alene, Idaho What’s in a Name? Coeur d’Alene, translates to “Heart of an Awl,” which is a sharp instrument used to punch holes in leather, and I guess it was a big thing back in 1878, when Coeur d’Alene was founded. How do you pronounce the town’s name? How do you spell it?…