Bruneau State Park and the Loveridge Fire

Just after we went camping at Bruneau State Park for 4th of July, there was a fire that started nearby and burned over 48,000 acres, the Loveridge fire. The park was closed for day or two when the fire was near. I'd forgotten. We just went again. As I drove into the park, "Oh, yeah,…Read more Bruneau State Park and the Loveridge Fire

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Mid-Autumn Man Made Objects – Part Two

I was totally amazed when we went into the native plants section, it was much more well presented and the plants were highlighted in such creative ways. Many of my "new" items were in this section so who knows how long they've actually been there since I've been skipping that section. But first, this item is…Read more Mid-Autumn Man Made Objects – Part Two

Mid-Autumn Man Made Objects – Part One

It still amazes me how I can find man made items at the botanical garden that either I haven't seen before or I haven't seen set so strikingly against the natural elements. The last few times, I admit, I've been skipping sections of the garden that I thought were boring... but because of the scarecrows…Read more Mid-Autumn Man Made Objects – Part One

Last Weekend of Summer 2015 – Man-made (part two)

As promised, here are the photos from the botanical garden. One thing I was amazed to discover: the "labyrinth" actually has stones or bricks set in it to keep the maze structure. I've always felt so bad walking out onto the grass, I never investigated. But the gardens have restructured their entrance in a way…Read more Last Weekend of Summer 2015 – Man-made (part two)