Road Trip Blogs

Divide Bridge Heading South – September 2018

Divide Bridge Heading South – September 2018

Saturday September 29: We get up a little earlier than usual and I get tea made for the thermoses. We have a quick breakfast of yogurt and fruit before we finish packing, and we are on our way before 10:00. ...

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Last Days at Bass Creek – September 2018

Last Days at Bass Creek – September 2018

Wednesday September 26: I go down to the creek first thing this morning; I will miss being here. Back at camp, I make a campfire and sit outside to write in the journal. Today we take care of little projects ...

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Sister Hike – September 2018

Sister Hike – September 2018

Tuesday September 25: One of the best things about camping here in the Bitterroot Valley is that I get to see my sisters, Lillian and Nancy. Both sisters have come out a couple of times and we have visited with ...

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Kootenai Creek Hike – September 2018

Kootenai Creek Hike – September 2018

Monday September 24: The low last night was in the mid-30’s and the high today is only 59 degrees with a cumulus cloud cover. In looking at the map and the forecast for cooler weather in Montana with rain and ...

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Bass Creek – September 2018

Bass Creek – September 2018

Wednesday September 19 to Sunday September 23: Clifford and I are camped at Bass Creek in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montana. We sure do like this campground with its mix of wooded creekside campsites and open ponderosa forest campsites. ...

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Back to Bass Creek – September 2018

Back to Bass Creek – September 2018

The week of September 12 through September 18: We move from our great spot at Seeley Lake, returning to Bass Creek in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montana. We make a couple of trips to Missoula for errands and shopping, ...

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Last Days at Seeley Lake – September 2018

Last Days at Seeley Lake – September 2018

Monday September 10: I walk to the lake in the early morning, appreciating the peacefulness with the first light of day on the water. There are a couple of benches that provide places to sit or one can stroll along ...

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Wallace  & Back – September 2018

Wallace & Back – September 2018

September 7 through 9 is a jam-packed three days of family gathering at the historic Jamison Hotel in historic Wallace, Idaho. Although the kitchen is too old-fashioned to be easy to use, the space in general is spacious and gracious, ...

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