Sunday, November 30, 2014


Artsy state letters at Beewise Goods.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Friday, November 28, 2014

Banking on History

Remember when banks used to hand out these metal novelties?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Weathered and Textured

This craftsman-style house is home to Enchanting Objects on State Street.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Smith's Family Auto Demolition

The sign is still standing, but the vintage A-frame is gone. Smith's Family Auto is at Glenwood and State.

Monday, November 24, 2014


Hard to believe some areas of town had 8-9 inches of snow a week ago. 

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Christmas in the Grove

You can see Christmas trees in the Boise Centre on the Grove, too. Preparations are underway for the Festival of Trees.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Not Just Potato Marketing

From a different era, Idaho's mountains were promoted.

Friday, November 21, 2014

You Know the Story

This one is for sale in a thrift store, Enchanting Objects.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Who You Calling a Pansy?

This orange flower has survived snow, freezing rain and temperatures near zero degrees.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Snow Driving

Lots of grumbling that roads haven't been cleared. The icy ruts are trickiest.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Nature's Holiday Tree Decorations

Frosting and icicles on every branch. A little early for the holiday decor, but beautiful.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

In Just One Week

The snow and cold stole the color from this autumn beauty.

Friday, November 14, 2014


The storm that keeps on giving. Between 8-9 inches of snow in some areas of Boise...and still snowing.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

First Snow

It's a little early for our winter.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dust Off the Skis

It may seem early, but folks are "thinking snow," with a storm forecast for tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Precious Seeds

For those following the plight of monarch butterflies, you may know milkweed is an essential. It's often found growing along roadsides in Idaho, but you can grow it in landscapes, too. It even likes areas that are on the dry side, or neglected. I gathered some of these seeds for my yard next year.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Dried Corn and Dry Hills

We've been warned that a big winter storm may arrive next week. That would be a bit early.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Nutcrackers are Here

The armies are lining up on store shelves.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Freak in Progress

A project underway in Freak Alley.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Leaves Gone

Lawns are still green, even with trees shedding their leaves.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Welcome November

A day of record rain and the first snow of the season for our mountains.

Saturday, November 1, 2014