It is pretty rare that I travel with people. But when traveling to Canada for the first time with dogs I felt it was necessary to bring along a “Canadian”. So I invited my dad on the road trip as we circled the Selkirk Mountain Range while traveling around Washington … Continue reading
Last year we had one of the worst fire seasons in the Inland Northwest. Idaho was on fire. Canada was on fire. Montana was on fire. The season was paralleling the summer of 1910. Not that I was around then, but the fire season was so notorious that it went … Continue reading
Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows of our fondness for national parks. But we are not always fond of their pet rules. So we more often opt for state parks as their pet rules are a little more lenient. Which brings us to Heyburn State Park in Idaho. Hayburn … Continue reading
80 degrees + two black dogs + one overweight white girl = a bad combination
My home state Idaho is known for many things. We grow potatoes. Our college football team plays on blue Smurf Turf. Our state’s gem is the Star Garnet, found only in two places in the world, in Idaho and Africa. We are home to the desert but also stellar mountain … Continue reading
Sometimes I can be a jerk.
If your mission for the day is to take a drive with stellar lake views then the Lake Coeur D’ Alene Scenic Byway is your task for the day.
If you decide to hike Blossom Lake Trail don’t forget to let your parole officer know that you are leaving the state of Idaho.
It was early in the summer season and the dogs and I decided to venture out on a hike that I had always wanted to do, but never got around to. Mostly because it was in my own backyard. And when you’re a traveler, you tend to travel away from … Continue reading
Last week I wrote about the closing of two of my local breweries and the importance of drinking local as well as trying our best to give our money to small breweries and businesses as opposed to the big beer conglomerates like Bud, Coors, and Miller. In the spirit of … Continue reading