Idaho Falls

2020-08-26T17:23:44-07:00July 26th, 2020|Idaho|

We pulled over in a field of jumpy grasshoppers to snap photos of a crop duster with quite the aerial skills. In a few seconds, the pilot dropped spray from maybe 5 ft., then climbed [...]

Craters of the Moon in Arco, Idaho

2017-09-14T09:48:48-07:00September 27th, 2015|Idaho|

Looking out over the flat expanse of Arco, Idaho, it's understandable why it's been used for nuclear reactor experimentation.  Any slip ups would render uninhabitable a plain that is already devoid of trees or towns. [...]

Warming up in Boise

2017-09-14T09:48:48-07:00September 15th, 2015|Idaho|

Boise wasn't exactly a planned stop.  We had to borrow a plane seat from our amazing friends at Western Aircraft.  Since it was nice weather, we hung out for a while.  Nice city, accessibly sized [...]

Golfing in Coeur D’Alene

2017-09-14T09:49:03-07:00August 29th, 2013|Idaho|

Wow! A golf course that offers free5 minute massages.  Morning starts with a complimentary golfershuttle on Lake Coeur D'Alene. Nice boat, right?  It's a fine wooden Stan-Craft, made right here in Idaho. This golf course is so well [...]

Smack in the middle of Idaho

2017-09-14T09:49:05-07:00June 30th, 2013|Idaho|

Tamarack is a failed ski/golf resort in central Idaho.Per locals, the ski runs are located on the east sideof the mountain, where they get warm and icy early.Despite celebrity exposure (Shawn White and AndreAgassi were guests), the [...]

An unconventional Anniversary!

2017-09-14T09:49:25-07:00September 12th, 2010|Idaho|

Per Hallmark, the traditional gift for 5th anniversary is wood. Never thought we'd actually pick up firearms! We found ourselves in Boise ID shooting skeet. "Skeet" are clay discs flung at high speed from a [...]

Taking Horseshoe GOLD in Sun Valley, ID

2017-09-14T09:49:25-07:00August 17th, 2010|Idaho|

Mike and Rainier Investment buddy Jim Ridgeway put on a STELLAR performance to take 1st place in the AMPT (Auto Machinists Pension Trust) tournament in Sun Valley amidst 40 contestants. Cheers! Playoffs! Official Rulings!! The [...]

In Sandpoint, ID with Gunther

2017-09-14T09:49:37-07:00August 12th, 2009|Idaho|

Our first official passenger on the plane was precious cargo. We gave Gunther the puppy the red carpet treatment. Gunther is a black mouthed cur, and will be the newest member of the household for [...]