Kapturing the moment at Kootenai Falls

After saying good-bye to the Lodge at Sandpoint and the placid, blueness of the Pend Orielle Lake, we headed northward towards Bonners Ferry, Idaho on Highway 2, and later entered Montana. We were on our way to Lolo Pass enjoying the views of deep green evergreens and the occasional color of hardwoods moving into autumn attire. Bert spied a […]

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Little town, big logs: Moyie Springs, Idaho

Sometimes I buy postcards to send to friends and relatives, write them in the car while my husband drives, and then search for the nearest post office so that folks get correspondence stamped from the state I’m visiting.  And that’s what happened as we were in way northern Idaho almost to Canada.  Bert, I said, pull […]

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Stunning sunsets from the Lodge at Sandpoint

Our trek through the Inland Northwest took us from Spokane, Washington, up Highway 2 through Green Bluff, an area boasting over 30 apple orchards and numerous at-home entrepreneurs.  From there, we drove north toward Bonners Ferry, Idaho, but only made it to Sandpoint when near-darkness and weariness overtook us. Had we known that Sandpoint would become […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

If you’ve never driven Highway 12 from Lolo, Montana to Lewiston, Idaho, you must — if for no other reason than to see the horizons and vistas everywhere. This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge offers us a reason to share photos from our recent trip along the Lewis and Clark Trail, one of the most scenic […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The Hue of You

Some decorators say there should be a touch of black in every room, and in my house there is.  But one other color is also there:  RED.  I’ve always been drawn to the color, perhaps because as a young girl, I read that those born under the astrological sign of Aries are drawn to red. […]

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Travel theme: Brown

Brown generally was the theme of our recent trip across Idaho.  After all, what else could we expect?  It’s October, and the brown stubble of wheat fields, rich browns of freshly tilled soil, and leaves turning from golden yellows to harvest browns greeted us at every turn.  Here are a few pictures that fit Ailsa’s […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Good Morning

Last week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge focused on a familiar phrase:  Good Morning! So, I said to myself, why don’t you spend Saturday of your weekend in Idaho at the Farmers Market?  So here I am at 10th & Grove saying, Good morning, Boise! My favorite breakfast item came from two hard-working guys from The […]

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Help us decide: Capture the Colour 2013 — Blue

We first learned of the Capture the Colour 2013 photo blogging challenge when Terri and James Vance, the authors of Gallivance, entered the competition.  Their quality submission can be seen here, complete with five outstanding photographs. The Capture the Colour challenge, sponsored by TravelSupermarket.com is pretty straightforward: ” . . . publish a blog post showcasing five of […]

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