Sept. 26, 2015: Boise to Teton National Park. First, I notice the extra weight on the roof (new solar panel) raises the center of gravity and somewhat affects cornering on mountain roads, but it’s not much harder to pop up the roof. The new pressurized struts handle the thirty extra pounds up there quite well. … More Tetons to Yellowstone
Sept. 21, 2015: Twelve days after our previous visit (me, Frank and Clair) I served again as a tour host to the Sawtooth Mountains, this time with John, who drove to Boise from Durango, CO, on his vacation. We headed for Wild Horse Campground, since I found it on a good map this time. We … More Sawtooths Revisited
Sept. 7, 2015: We left Boise for our first Idaho camping trip together, bound for primitive Wildhorse Campground on the southeastern edge of the newly designated wilderness of Boulder-White Clouds (B-WhiteClouds). As we had planned for Labor Day, we saw many RVs coming towards us, whereas none were going our direction, so we were optimistic we’d … More Sampling the Sawtooths
Preface: Unless otherwise noted, the shots in this post are only those taken with my digital camera. The photos made with my film camera will be displayed in my “Gallery” pages after I have them developed and scanned in the Colorado lab. Wednesday, August 26, 2015: You and Me and Rain on the Roof It’s … More Capitol Reef and Great Basin
(Photo from New General Catalog–NGC– as posted on website of The Center for Planetary Science) Okay, the spectacle of the Milky Way may not often show in the night sky above me (yet), but I consider it to be one of the more important things in life to which humans should have access without undue trouble. … More Chasing the Milky Way via Amazon, REI and Home Depot
Hello! This is just a test. I expect to post my first blog in a day or two. As you were.