Category Archives: Adventures

Kayaking the Yaak River – Yaak to Whitetail Campground

We’re always looking for new places to take the kayaks out. This week, someone recommended the Yaak River. We’ve been up the Yaak before but never on the river. I’m always a little nervous to jump onto a river that I’m not … Continue reading

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Yaak Convergence to Moyie Convergence – Kootenai River…..Lessons Learned

Over the last several years we have spent a fair amount of time on specific stretches of the Kootenai River. Since we bought our canoe about 5 years ago, we’ve put in at the base of the bridge at Bonners Ferry … Continue reading

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Operation Chicken House…

Last year Rodd decided that he seriously wanted to have chickens. We’ve battled off and on about chickens over the past few years. We used to travel extensively and were gone far too often to have animals of any kind. … Continue reading

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Old MacDonald Had a Farm……in My Bathroom.

When Rodd announced that he really wanted to get chickens I finally said OK. BUT there are rules……. You have to have proper fencing / hen-house. You can’t have more chickens than your proper fencing / hen-house can manage. Four … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation…..Things I’ve Learned…

All in all our first “budget vacation” was a success. I did, however, learn a few things along the way. NEVER get off the paved road in areas with which you are not familiar. Bad things happen. You would think … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day 6….

We decided that for our last day out we’d do a little antiquing / junking. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, true “junk” stores seem to be a thing of the past so we had to settle for antiquing. Not … Continue reading

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Utah Budget Vacation Day Five….

After a great night’s sleep in Moab, we headed up Hwy 128 to check out a couple a ghost towns I’d read about. The drive along the Colorado was very pretty albeit a bit windy. Nothing more than you’d expect … Continue reading

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