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Bald is Beautiful

Living close to the Greenbelt along the Boise river we have tremendous opportunity to see a wide variety of wildlife. When we relocated to Idaho, one of the first tips we received was, “Look up!” Why? 177 more words



Due to the color scheme, I had actually intended this for a Christmas post, but it slipped my mind in the holiday excitement. This is Pacific yew foliage on bark. 81 more words


The Middle Fork Experience: White Water Rafting in a Mighty Idaho River

Considered by most adventurers as one of the greatest wilderness areas for white water rafting, the Middle Fork of Salmon River in central Idaho boasts over 100 miles of robustly flowing crystal clear waters. 262 more words


confluence or conflux: where a two rivers join or a tributary joins a river (interesting examples here) Below, a normally mellow tributary (Slick Rock Crk.) races into the Salmon River (Oregon Coast).  27 more words


Fire Sky

A couple more from our rafting trip down Idaho’s Main Salmon as it was burning back in August. After days of smoke, we finally enjoyed one relatively clear evening and morning around the confluence with the South Fork of the Salmon. 64 more words



Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau

He stood at the head of the run, atop a flat rock, fighting a good steelhead that behaved at first but then decided the thing pulling on its jaw was really getting annoying. 1,109 more words

We Need More Crime in Podunk

When I wrote about the ballot initiative to make building a wave park in Podunk a crime, I have to admit I thought some of my fellow citizens had gone bat shit crazy. 189 more words