• Idaho
  • Snake River Canyon

    Today was one of those beautiful days that unfolds effortlessly. I woke up at the cabin with the men of the family. We made hash browns and eggs, saw a bluebird at breakfast, washed the dishes, slowly packed up our things. And then instead of heading back to Boise like I planned, I joined the […]

  • Idaho
  • Sawtooth Lake Backpacking

    Sawtooth Lake Hike 4

    Lightning pulses in the sky, its flash luminous enough to reach through our nylon tent, through the thin skin of my eyelids, to startle me from half sleep – and in the milliseconds between bewilderment and wide-eyed alertness, the thunder is already cracking the valley open. Hail pelts our tent and pocks the surface of […]