Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus

In retrospect, this road trip could have been considered a bit of a reunion tour, stopping off at places I had visited during my carefree college days. But I was eager to visit many of the places again, since they had started to fade from my memory. Puerto Penasco is one such place; a getaway I…Continue Reading “Puerto Penasco, Mexico & the Organ Pipe Cactus”

Farewell Boise – It’s Been Fun

Diverging a little bit from Peru, I’d like to note a recent development.  It’s been a long time coming. Practically ever since I touched down in Boise, Idaho in 2010, I’ve had an ok, maybe it’s ok, relationship with the city. The time has finally come to leave the city behind and of course, as with any change, I have…Continue Reading “Farewell Boise – It’s Been Fun”

Oregon

Over Father’s Day weekend, we traveled over to Sunriver, OR, a place where some of my youngest and fondest memories were formed. When I was little, my dad built homes in Sunriver and later on, he was a fly-fishing guide on the Deschutes River, so I lived in the area off and on through my…Continue Reading “Remembering Paulina Lake, OR”