Tag Archives: Idaho

Travel theme: Stillness

Whenever we travel beside a stream, stillness is usually not attainable.  The flow of the water, duck paddling along, or the rustle of trees nearby keep life moving. But on this day in 2013, we stopped along the Lewis and … Continue reading

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Beauty at every turn: Coeur d’Alene Scenic Byway

A stop at an Idaho tourist information rest area near Post Falls, Idaho, changed the course of our day. We thought we’d go into Coeur d’Alene, walk around the lake, eat at the resort, and take in the beauty of … Continue reading

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Discovering Boise: Six places to eat you won’t find back home!

If you believe the huge sign hovering over the escalator at the Boise airport, you’d think this is just the City of Trees.  And it may well be.  But Boise may also be known as the City of Food!  We … Continue reading

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Discovering Boise: Old Idaho Penitentiary

It was almost closing time at the Old Idaho Penitentiary when I arrived in Boise after working in Idaho City, but this landmark I’d seen from the Idaho Botanical Gardens next door was on my list of must-see destinations.  One … Continue reading

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Boise Fry Company: Fries with burgers on the side!

As work in Idaho schools comes to an end this year, we wanted to wrap up our series on the Inland Northwest with a few posts on some of our favorite places to see and eat in Boise, McCall, and … Continue reading

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Discovering Boise: The Art of Ward Hooper Gallery

Pushing back from the table at Goldy’s in Boise, Idaho, where we devoured a bountiful breakfast on our snowy day off  wasn’t easy.  After all, the coffee was warm, and the server kept pouring!  (Read more about Goldy’s here.) But … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Only a month ago, we had a couple of days in Boise, Idaho, with no plans.  So we decided to head up to McCall to see the resort we’d heard so much about.  On the morning of our departure, however, … Continue reading

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Visiting Coeur d’Alene? Go up, up and away!

Whenever I think of Coeur d’Alene now, I think of the color blue, a color that defines this lovely town built on a dreamy blue lake in the middle of Idaho, a state known for its forest greens and soft … Continue reading

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The Palouse: Amber Waves of Grain

Although I’ve traveled to many states and most recently worked in the state of Idaho, I was unfamiliar with an agricultural area known as The Palouse.  But when a colleague told me of a route that would take me through … Continue reading

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Lewis & Clark Trail from Missoula MT to Lewiston ID: Quiet, majestic beauty

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You could follow the Lewis and Clark Trail from Washington, DC all the way to the Pacific Ocean — all 4600 miles of it — but we’ve only experienced one small but beautiful segment:  from Missoula, Montana, to Lewiston, Idaho. … Continue reading

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