B-17G flying in Nampa, Idaho

Visited the Nampa, Idaho airport today where The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) was displaying a B-17G and a B-25. These WW-II bombers are huge and awesome. Below are some photographs I captured of the B-17. The B-25 did not fly today.        

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A Summer Drive along Willow Creek Road

Eagle borders Boise and Garden City and is pretty urban. But if you keep driving straight after leaving town, you quickly enter the foothills, and you can drive for hours and only see one other vehicle. It is a quick place to go if I need to get away from people and concrete.   The […]

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Drive to Shafer Butte Campground

Originally we were heading toward Stack Rock, but the road we were planning on taking, Cartwright Road, has been blocked off.  Huge metal gate, several “No Trespassing” signs, warnings that the entire area is under video surveillance, etc. I have seen less secure areas at the National Guard base!  I’ve contacted Ada County Highway District […]

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White Water Kayakers (AKA Crazy People!)

Drove yesterday up Idaho 55 along the Payette River. Caught these crazy people on kayaks blasting through white water and might I add, boulder filled rapids! Amazing job they did!

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Lavender Festival in Kuna

The annual Lavender Festival in Kuna, Idaho is a must-see event. It is not just a magnificent field of lavender, which is enough in my book. It is actually a U-Pick Lavender field! People can sign up and receive a pair of scissors and a basket so that they could then enter the fields and […]

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June Drive to Emmett, Idaho

It being a beautiful cool day in Idaho, we drove north on N. Eagle Road through the town of Eagle. We kept going until the road became a poorly maintained one lane paved road and then became just a rock and dirt road. Our favorite way to get to Emmett, Idaho. Eagle Road became Willow […]

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