Sunday, February 7, 2016

Peeking Around a Corner

Natural Bridge - 1994, by David Berry. This steel sculpture looks like it's made of rock. It reflects Native American art found in the region.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Cat on a Leash

Mellow kitty accompanying a girl at a gardening class.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Get Hitched

A curbside relic found mostly in Boise's North End: a hitching post. The carriage horses, or a single horse, was tied to the post for a steady dismount.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Fresh Fluff for Thursday

We are reminded today that it is still winter.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Demonstration Chair

A sign without context near the Statehouse.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

"Granma's Attic"

This used toy store/artist studio is in the Central Rim neighborhood, on Emerald St.

Monday, February 1, 2016

New Snow on the Butte

While it appears Square Butte stands alone from this angle, it's really part of the range above Boise

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Greyhound History

The Art Deco-style Greyhound Bus station sign is the brightest thing about this building. 

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Starbucks History

A peek inside the sketchbooks of a relative, who designed logos for Starbucks. This page is from the 1980s, he later tweaked the siren. You can see the inspiration in the corner. That image came from a medieval manuscript.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Grocery Ghost

Paul's Markets used to be found in several towns, but many have closed, including this location in Nampa. At first, there was a sign on the door saying they were only closed to "remodel," but it soon became apparent that wasn't the case.