Boise’s Backyard – The Boise National Forest

Boise’s Backyard – The Boise National Forest

A Summer Spent on The Water Exploring the Middle, North and South Fork of the Boise Rivers and Beyond 2016 Let’s look back at 2016 quickly. I gave up my apartment to move to Colorado. That move ended in disaster; but opened the door to many exciting adventures. I began my 8 month adventure in Pagosa Springs Colorado. My goal was simple, see as much of the North West States as possible before the snow flies, that was the plan anyway. My home while traveling, my 2006 Toyota Tacoma and an Alps Mountaineering tent, keeping it light and simple. My Read more »

Talking with Gizmo. Who else is there?

Talking with Gizmo. Who else is there?

Talking Gizmo. The conversation reduces the stresses of the day and with much humor. There have been many times when Gizmo and I just sit and have a conversation in our own way. It’s amusing to see him tilt his head at me as if to respond  while I talk to him, thinking he really understands me, in his own way that is. He definitely has a case of selective hearing. Don’t we all from time to time? When I say one of those specific words that he does understand, such as; “treat, food, breakfast and dinner” for example. His Read more »

Friends and More

Friends and More

Friends, Neighbors and Acquaintances Somethings will always be remembered   In my travels I’ve been fortunate to know as well as meet many folks along the way, most will be remembered. Some are friends that I’ve known for some time, others are the neighbors close to my camp grounds I’ve stayed at. Along the way I’ve become friends with a few and of course there are the acquaintances I’ve met briefly at campgrounds, rest stops and the like. Having people that I can relate to with various commonalities is comforting to me. All have one thing in common; there great Read more »

It’s not the Destination, but the Journey

It’s not the Destination, but the Journey

HAVE you ever heard of the saying – It’s not the Destination, but the Journey  – you probably have, But have you ever taken a hard look at those few simple words and what they mean?  I enjoy traveling and all that’s involved. I like to get off the normally traveled path and see where it goes, spend time there and move on. Sounds like a journey to me. A journey with many  destinations laid out ahead and even more ways to get there. This last couple of months have once again proven to me how true those few words can Read more »