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A hike in the Idaho Sawtooth Mountains: Day 5

John, Davy, Daryl, and the pups spent a week backpacking in the Sawtooth Mountains last week. When we left off after Day 4, Davy was exhausted after carrying Kiara all day, but they still had 14 miles to go before reaching the car. If you missed them, here are the entries from Day One, Day […]

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A hike in the Idaho Sawtooth Mountains: Day 4

John, Davy, Daryl, and the pups spent a week backpacking in the Sawtooths last week. Here are their journal entries and photos. In case you missed them, here are the entries from Day One, Day Two, and Day Three. Davy:Last night was terrible. There were things chewing on our bags so we decided to move […]

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Not only were the dogs exhausted, but Kiara was limping badly by the end of the day. We discovered that she had worn down her paw completely. This was a problem, as we still had a long way to go.

A hike in the Idaho Sawtooth Mountains: Day 3

John, Davy, Daryl, and the pups spent a week backpacking in the Sawtooths last week. Here are their journal entries and photos. In case you missed them, here are the entries from Day One and Day Two. Davy: Today started very difficultly. We got up at around 7:00, when it was still very cold out. We didn’t eat […]

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Taking some time before bed to write a journal entry.

A hike in the Idaho Sawtooth Mountains: Day 2

John, Davy, Daryl, and the pups spent a week backpacking in the Sawtooths last week. Here are their journal entries and photos. In case you missed it, here is Day One. Davy: Today we had a good day. We slept in late and when I got up, Dad had a fire going. Breakfast was great […]

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Little Moe curled up with Daryl in the tent.

A hike in the Idaho Sawtooth Mountains: Day 1

John, Davy, Daryl, and the pups spent a week backpacking in the Sawtooths last week. Here are their journal entries and photos. Davy: Today started poorly. After we left home, Daryl and I both fell asleep and we ended up missing the turn down to the trail head. That was because the sign was in […]

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Out & About in Boise, Idaho

You all know that we now live in Boise. It’s where I grew up, where my sons were born, and where we decided to make home after our big journey. I love it here, and am thrilled to call it home. Periodically, I get emails from people passing through, wondering what there is to do […]

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Boy Scout Campout

Davy’s account This weekend was AWESOME! Mom got us involved with this Boy Scout troop called Troop 91 or something, and this weekend we went out on a camping trip. We had to each bring a tarp and some rope and we made shelters by tying the rope on different trees and putting the tarp […]

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Boys heading out for Boy Scout campout

Falling in love with Boise

I fell in love with Boise all over again today. John and the boys took off for a weekend camping trip with the Boy Scouts, leaving me all by myself. I can’t even remember the last time I had the house all to my lonesome for a weekend! I’ll admit it was a hard decision […]

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Education plans

We’re making some decisions and moving on – it feels great! One of our primary concerns (after finding a place to live – still working on that one) was figuring out what we would do about our boys’ education.  There were so many options available and we weren’t sure which option would serve their needs […]

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Davy’s thoughts on being back

It’s great being back in America. I have gotten to know the kid living in our house and he has airsoft guns (BB guns)! We play with him whenever we go over there. He said that I could have his Legos because he never uses them but I haven’t taken them yet. Me and Daryl […]

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Brain in a Blender

I expected our return to be hectic.  I expected to be running around like chickens with our heads cut off as we frantically tried to line up a place to stay and get stuff out of storage and arrange for the kids to go back to school and do all those other things I knew […]

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Welcome to Boise!

Welcome Home!!!

We made it to Boise last night – after three flight delays and one flight cancellation.  Even  so – *poof* and we’re magically 10,000 miles north.  Wow – what a concept! Boise came out to greet us in style last night.  We were THRILLED by all the welcome signs – what a special way to […]

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On the Edge (Again)

I’ve been feeling nervous lately.  Really nervous.  As in, thinking about going back to Idaho and my brain goes haywire thinking about all the things that can go wrong.  Thinking about how I have no idea how to function in American society and yet I have to navigate the whole tricky process of renting a […]

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