Monday, July 23, 2012

Our Main Salmon River adventure

My parents have been white water rafting with the same group of friends for over 30 years.  They call themselves Boko Floco.  I grew up on river trips with these folks, and this year had the opportunity to go along again for the first time in several years.  It was magical - 6 days of wilderness, white water, gourmet dutch oven cooking, quality time with my folks, camp fire cocktails and guitar circles, and wonderful company.  I loved every minute.

Picture overload ahead, prepare yourself.
Spotted by the road on the drive in to the river put in!

Chacos are destructible after all.

Coolest. Parents. Ever.
White water!
Afternoon hike.
Poison Ivy.  Everywhere.

Gourmet river cooking.
Sangria, dutch oven fresh bread, and fresh fruit salad!  Not exactly your typical camp meals...unless you're with the Boko Floco crew. :)

Bridge jumping!
My momma.

37th anniversary on the river!  Amazing.

One of our Boko Floco crew passed away a few years ago, and this is his memorial on the river that has stayed in tact over several years!

Our home is in those bags!
Boko Floco Main Salmon 2012!


Hard core.
What a wonderful trip!

Sunday, July 22, 2012

BHS Class of 2002, 10 Years Later.

In 2002....

Wow - its been a productive 10 years! :)

My lovely Robbie...still one of the most loving, giving people I know.  
BFFs since 4th grade and not going anywhere.

Here we are!  BHS Class of 2002.
I think this is what I was very most excited about.

BFFs Reunited.
Photo booth results!

Stow Away

Someone decided they wanted to go to Cambodia too.

on the road again: idaho to cambodia

from the majestic wilderness of idaho...
to the spicy craze of southeast asia....
i'm on the way to phnom penh!
(this time is boise - seattle - seoul - phnom penh... 
hopping over the pacific!)

Here we come for the fourth round of Camp Lotus!

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Headed out on the River of No Return

Today I'm headed off the grid 
and rafting with the padres down the Main Salmon, 
the River of No Return 
(dramatic, but let's hope there is a little return)
I couldn't be more excited.
Happy July to all and cheers to a screen-free week!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Oh Idaho!

Tonight I'm headed home sweet home.

Sunday, July 8, 2012


Last night, two friends and I took an impromptu adventure and drove the 1.5 hours to Providence, Rhode Island for WaterFire.  It was lovely, fun, and inspiring to see a small city have something going on that attracts people from across the region.
Fundraiser idea: Make a wish on a star!  For $10 :)  Beautiful and beneficial
Delicious street cart snacks
Gondola rides while the sun sets
And then.. the lighting of the fire.

It kind of made me fall in love with Providence.
They told us that 40,000 people come from all over 
every time they do it.... !
What a cool, energizing thing for a city.
Check it out: