Thursday, July 24, 2014

Owyhee Hotel

The historic Owyhee Hotel, also know as the Owyhee Plaza, has undergone a renovation. Condos are for sale, and retail space below will open soon.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Good Morning Hummingbird

This is a female black-chinned hummingbird. Hard to believe, but many hummingbirds are already migrating south.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Market Art

These ladies can be found on Overland Road.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Farewell to the Barn

 I stopped by to check on the status of the barn on Meridian Road at McMillan. It's being dismantled. Below is a photo of it from a couple of years ago.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

They're Here

Found one at Thomas Hammer coffee.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Yes, That's a Public School

It may look like a courthouse because of the architectural detail, but this is Boise High School. Spectacular.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Last Night's Sun

Beautiful and terrible.

As IF We Even Wear Pants in the Summer

Eye-catching ad on the side of a building in Garden City.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Smoky Skies are a Bummer for Boise

Anything that messes with enjoyment of the outdoors makes Boiseans cranky, and this smoke is tough to endure. It's coming from forest fires even beyond our state. The levels of particles in the air have reached "unhealthy" readings at several locations today.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Boise's Elephant

You can see him at the Boise Watershed.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Community Gardens

Plots of land tended by individuals, groups, organizations...these are tucked into corners all around town.This one has a few weeds. Most gardens depend on volunteers to keep them tidy.