Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Clear Water

The water of the South Fork of the Payette was nice and clear and cold.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Sawtooth Mountains

My sister and I went up toward Lowman looking for huckleberries yesterday.  This was a bad year for the berries not one was found.  It was a nice drive and we got out of town for the day.  Stopped at the view point on highway 21 for this view of the Sawtooth Mountains.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Trail Flowers

Was surprised to see any flowers in bloom along the trail.  We been having a month of 90˚F and low 100s˚F (32˚C to 38˚C) temperatures and one of our driest years

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Cottonwood Trail

Cottonwood Creek trail close to home. 

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

My Ride

During the summer while the weather is nice I ride my bike or walk to most places I need to go.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Boise River

The river with the university on the left and a Julia Davis Park on the right.  Once the sun is higher and temperature heats up the river is be fill will people floating down to Ann Morrison Park.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Bike Path

Bike path on the south side of the river between Broadway and Park Center.

Saturday, July 20, 2013


Geese and golfer out enjoying the morning before the day heats up.  102˚F (39˚C) yesterday

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Bug Bite

While looking at this stream and trying to find the bullfrog that I could hear, a bug bite me.  Big red welt and itch for a week.  Do not know what kind bug it was but it sure hurt.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013


Kids jumping into the river from an railroad bridge. 

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Fishing Along the River

Fishermen like up along the Boise River just below Ann Morrison Park

Monday, July 15, 2013


Bridge on the greenbelt just west of Veterans Memorial State Park, Boise, Id.

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Baby Ducks

Mother duck and babies on Boise Cascade Pond

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Morning Swim

A couple of guys out for a morning swim in Quinn's Pond.   I went down to the waters edge to see how warm or cold the water was, felt nice not too cold.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Along the Boise Greenbelt is the Fallen Firefighter Memorial

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Park Pond

A park in east Boise.  The water looks inviting but it is posted no swimming or wading.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Swan and Cynets

Swans at Marianne Williams Park, Boise

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Water Feature

Hidden little fountain along a major street in town.  Most are too busy driving by to notice it.

Saturday, July 6, 2013


Fishing the Boise River while floating down to Ann Morrison Park

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Bicycle Bar

This is the second such bike bar/pub thing I have seen in the neighborhood this year.  This one loaded with people and moving down the street 5 on each side pedaling.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013


We are having a heat wave and it is just too hot.  The top temp is outside and the bottom is inside.