Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and Tubbs Hill

August 26th ~ Coeur d’Alene, ID

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

*Our drive from Palouse, WA to Coeur d’Alene was relatively short. Passing through more farming country, we admired the healthy crops in the fields. Many had already been harvested, and quite a few appeared ready.  Continue reading

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Roy Chatters Newspaper and Printing Museum

August 25th ~ Palouse, Washington

Roy M. Chatters Newspaper & Printing Museum

*When we walked the small town the day before, we had noticed the small newspaper printing museum. Posted hours were only open on Saturday from 10-2. Since we had a short drive to our next stopover, we were not in any hurry to break camp.

We decided to get all packed and hooked up, ready to pull out and then walked the two short blocks from our site. The museum was open as we approached.  Continue reading

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Palouse, Washington ~ Small Town USA

August 24th ~ Palouse, WA

Caboose in Palouse

Welcome to small town America. Palouse is located just two miles from the Idaho border in the Southeastern corner of Washington State. A rich farming area with rolling hills covered in golden crops. Wheat, peas, lentils, barley and garbanzo beans are the main items harvested.  Continue reading

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Joseph Oregon to Palouse Washington

August 23rd ~ Palouse, WA

Palouse, Washington

This will be a short post. After spending the morning in Joseph, OR we had a rather long drive to meet up with my sister and brother-in-law.  Continue reading

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Hells Canyon Scenic Byway and Joseph Oregon

August 22nd and 23rd ~ Baker City to Joseph, OR

We actually had a blue sky for a short time near Baker City

Upon leaving our Harvest Host winery near Baker City Wednesday morning, we once again traveled a ways on gravel roads before rejoining the highway.  Continue reading

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Journey Through Time Oregon Scenic Byway – Bend to Baker City, Oregon

August 21st ~ Baker City, Oregon

On the drive from Bend to Baker City, Oregon

It has been smoky the past two days due to all of the fires currently active in Oregon, but today we saw some noticeable improvements where we caught patches of blue sky here and there.  Continue reading

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My 50th High School Class Reunion – Medford Senior High School Class of 1968

August 17-19th – Medford, Oregon

Cheryl Erickson Scott, Karen Snyder and me

This is a bit of self-indulgence on my part, as text and the pictures in this post will be of strangers to you unless you were in my high school class in Medford Oregon.

It is quite hard for me to belief that 50 years has passed since I, along with over 600 other students, graduated from high school together.  Continue reading

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Summer At Our Cabin

July 26th ~ Arrowbear Lake, California


We are in the midst of a remodeling project at our tiny mountain cabin. Nothing outlandish, but after having the place for 19 years, it was time for some refreshing. Most of the interior has now been updated, and we are slowly trying to decide on what furniture to place in the living room.  Continue reading

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Four Corners Monument and Our Last Leg Home

June 8th ~ Four Corners Monument

Four Corners Monument (photo courtesy Wikipedia)

Four Corners quadripoint, is where Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico meet. It is the only point in the United States shared by four states.  Continue reading

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park

I can’t believe that an entire month has transpired since we returned home from our RV road trip through Colorado on June 10th, and somehow I lost my writing mojo along the way.

For someone who LOVES to travel, takes a ton of photographs, writes for a hobby and then truly enjoys sharing our adventures, this was so out of character for me. But, sometimes life gets in the way, other things become a priority, and before you know it, thirty days have come and gone.

But, I still have a couple of places that we visited in June that I want to get down into the memory vaults before I forget them all together…  Continue reading

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