Savoring Summer

spring iris 017Summer is awesome! I’ve been loving mine so far. I keep walking out in the backyard, and I feel like I’m in heaven. Everything is so pretty this year…the irises (of course), the dogwood, the weeping willows, the evergreens, the roses and lilies, and the grass. The evergreens have gone crazy putting out new growth. Maybe that deep freezing winter we had did some good. Ahhh!

A couple weeks ago, one of my college daughters came home for a visit. We had a lot of fun. We hiked Continue reading

What’s happening HERON Boise

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I absolutely love where I live!  I really do.  Boise, Idaho is a quaint, comfortable city that isn’t too big…and isn’t too small.  And it has a cool name that is easy to remember when you’re a kid learning your state capitals; “Boysies and Girlsies live in Idaho.”  Clever, huh?

There are miles and miles of paths and trails that meander along the Boise River, starting at Lucky Peak Dam and going all the way through Boise and Garden City and ending in Eagle.

The Greenbelt has lots of parks along it…and a zoo.  Boise State University cozies up next to it as well (Go Broncos!).

Being a desert rat, I feel like Boise is lush and green (I know Easterners will laugh at that, but compared to Nevada & Southern Utah, it’s a garden paradise.  Trust me).

Things I see HERON Boise are: Continue reading