The Tetons: Utterly Wild, Utterly Magnificent

The Tetons: Utterly Wild, Utterly Magnificent

I have been VERY excited to put this blog together. It’s taken so long because there are so many images I love from the Tetons part of my trip. I confess I have been binge processing them in my computer’s dark room, rather than writing. Now comes the second best part of being in the blog world, I get to try to put this ultimate experience into words. No easy task. So let me know in the comments if it takes you there….

The Tetons and its park is a place of utter

The Malheur, Oregon

The Malheur, Oregon

When I was a little girl one of my favorite things to do with my parents was to go birding…anywhere. I think part of it was that outside thing I have, but I was and still am a bird lover. Loving their song, their flittering, their soaring, their freedom, their quirkiness, and loving the

The Palouse: Lost in the Lovely Lines

The Palouse: Lost in the Lovely Lines

For many years I’ve traveled the miles from McCall to Lewiston Idaho, making my way between the put-in and take-out for the Lower Salmon river trip. It’s a lovely drive through rolling agricultural fields, of fragrant canola and wheat crops. I love the huge wide open skies in equal measure. They so often are a dramatic display of cloud-life. Those vast expanses of

Chasing Spring: Elevation Rising

Chasing Spring: Elevation Rising

It’s getting hot in the desert. Or maybe just a bit buggy. Ugh. I am essentially a mountain girl who loves cooler temps. After a few weeks of my annual desert pilgrimage, I’m starting to get homesick. And sick of sand that

The Need to Be Outside!

The Need to Be Outside!

Well, I know I promised to bring you home to an Idaho Spring for this blog. But…on my way back from Joshua Tree, there’s so much more to explore! And my thirst to be outside has not been quenched. So I decided to take you to