Category Archives: Flowers

Kirkwood

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 Up, eat, out. A moderate drive today, to Kirkwood Mountain Resort, where we hope to enjoy the shade of high-altitude forest, even if it’s hot. The first stop of any significance was at Carson Pass. After … Continue reading

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Steamboat

Sunday, 24 July 2016 Allan, one half of our B&B hosting team, is pretty versatile. As well as having done some very impressive athletic things, he also sketched these, which adorn our room. After yet another great breakfast, we said … Continue reading

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Making our way through the wilderness

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 Up early and out of our BnB (no breakfast: just a B, I guess) in Spearfish. Drove to Deadwood where we parked curbside, hoping to eat before the parking meter enforcement began. No problem. Pricey breakfast … Continue reading

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Boise

Saturday, 16 July 2016 Boise lies in the flat country just west of the mountains. A little online exploration reveals that there are no end of trails nearby, most of them in the mountains. The Table Rock loop sorted to the … Continue reading

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Boise

Friday, 15 July 2016 Almost every business in Nevada has some kind of gambling. The motel restaurant was on the far side of the casino. Breakfast was good and  very inexpensive; they figure the Scylla-Charybdis ordeal of the slot machines will make … Continue reading

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Big Trees and Ebbetts Pass

Thursday, 14 July 2016 Big breakfast at Hillbillies restaurant, Murphys. Then we headed on up highway 4. First stop, Calaveras Big Trees state park. We have been here before, of course, but not for a long time. Pretty classy. Not … Continue reading

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ARMS at Rancho

Saturday, 18 June 2016 Got an early start at Rancho San Antonio, working on the purple star thistle area that I’ve been visiting since December. Found more, but there is less and less as time goes on. At 8, met … Continue reading

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