52 Greenbelt Walks: A Birthday Adventure by the River

April 27 In honor of my baby daughter’s first birthday, our greenbelt experience this week was a trip to the Boise Zoo at Julia Davis Park. Julia Davis Park is part of the Ribbon of Jewels, public parks all named for influential Boise women, that are interconnected with the Boise River Greenbelt. The creation of … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: A Birthday Adventure by the River

52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 14. Yin and Yang is a walk in the spring with a teenager during flood season.

April 7: I was happy to get out for a walk on the greenbelt on an overcast warmish Friday. Being outside is always good for the soul. And it was our first walk of the month out there. With the high flows coming from Lucky Peak Reservoir making a total mess of the greenbelt, there … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 14. Yin and Yang is a walk in the spring with a teenager during flood season.

52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 13. Downtown Bridge to Bridge Redux

As this post is being prepared for publication, it appears that flooding will continue along the Boise Greenbelt indefinitely. Looks like we can’t expect a reprieve in April or probably even May. The links below show the current greenbelt closures and include a map. http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/04/boise-greenbelt-closures/ March 29. It was a sweet spring break walk today … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 13. Downtown Bridge to Bridge Redux

52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 12 Bridges Over Troubled Waters

Current information about Boise Greenbelt flooding closures, including a map. http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/04/boise-greenbelt-closures/ March 26: If I was going to pick a theme for all of my walks along the greenbelt in March, there’s one word that comes to mind. Flood. The river has been surging and causing greenbelt closures for more than a month now. We … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 12 Bridges Over Troubled Waters

52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 11. The Green and Gold of St. Paddy’s Day at the River

52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 11. The Green and Gold of St. Paddy's Day at the River March 17: The luck of the Irish was with us on our excursion to the greenbelt this week. After  enjoying a St. Paddy’s Day pint at Cloud 9 nanopub, we hit the trail for a relaxed meander. The river … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 11. The Green and Gold of St. Paddy’s Day at the River

How I Put together an 8 night trip for 3 to New York and Washington D.C. for less than $1,000.

How I Put together an 8 night trip for 3 to New York and Washington D.C. for less than $1,000. My cousin is graduating from Columbia University with her PhD this May. She has worked diligently for years, as student, as a graduate instructor, and as a researcher. She studies brains, how they function and … Continue reading How I Put together an 8 night trip for 3 to New York and Washington D.C. for less than $1,000.

52 Greenbelt Walks: Weeks 8 & 9 Adventures from Eagle’s Merrill Park

NOTE: 52 Greenbelt Walks is a weekly post about my adventures with baby on the Boise/Garden City/Eagle greenbelt. The greenbelt is an amazing treasure with unlimited opportunities for exploration and enjoyment. Doing adventurous things near where I live is one of my creative travel strategies. It can be for you too, wherever you are. February 22 & … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Weeks 8 & 9 Adventures from Eagle’s Merrill Park