I Heart Horses (excuse the trend, but I really do heart them!)

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What is it about horses? When I was a young girl I could think of little else. I read every horse book ever written, saved my allowance to “save the wild mustangs”, and begged and pleaded with my father to … Continue reading

Sitting in Silence

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Well, I haven’t just been sitting. I arrived a week ago in my hometown of Longview, Washington and dug in for some family time. I also dug into some projects I’ve been needing to attend to, like rounding up a … Continue reading

Over the river and through the woods…

From the top of Snoqualmie Pass

Over a couple mountain passes too! The drive from Chelan to Issaquah (East of Seattle and Lake Washington) was spectacular! The first 40 miles or so were right along the beautiful Columbia River. I grew up along the Columbia, not … Continue reading

Downtime in Chelan, Washington

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The drive from Coeur d’Alene to Chelan, Washington was peaceful and diverse. It rained for the first hour of my three + hour drive, but it finally let up and got sunnier with each mile. Hwy 2 took me through … Continue reading

From Montana to Idaho

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I’m now in Coeur d’Alene Idaho, and as if to say “Welcome home to the NW!, it’s raining! The rain has inspired me to take a lazy morning, so I’ve crawled back under the covers with cocoa and my laptop. … Continue reading

Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

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I have to say our national parks are amazing! What a blessing that these precious chunks of land were set aside for safe keeping all those years ago.  I set out yesterday afternoon from Moran, Wyoming thru Teton and Yellowstone … Continue reading

Onward to Wyoming

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The gods are smiling on me! Seriously!! Every day has been glorious. When there is “weather” it only adds to the “awe” factor. The days have been sunny to partly cloudy (always dramatic clouds) and the nights have been delightfully … Continue reading

Day 15. Already???

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I’ll get back to days 9-14, but just to fill you all in, I’m in Utah! Red Fleet State Park to be precise, right on the outskirts of Ashley National Forest in the very NE tip of the state. I … Continue reading