55 North

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Highway 55 North from Boise to McCall.  Probably my all-time favorite drives and I’ve driven this a few hundred times over the years and it never gets old.  Winding along the Payette River thru the mountains, raging whitewater next to the highway, snow capped mountains, wildlife, ascending to over 5,280 feet by the time you get to McCall, complete with crisp, cool clean air and the overwhelming scent of pine trees.

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Feast Week

Chuck Taylors

As we were out doing some shopping, I came across a pair of Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars.  I own two pair.  But then I realized as a huge college basketball fan, I really didn’t know who Chuck Taylor was!  I’ve owned a pair pretty much all my life, but I remember my first pair back in Jr. High, because my Mom shouted, “I am NOT paying $20 for a pair of basketball shoes!!!”  The ones I saw the other day were $55…