Tag Archives: Boise

The Woods

When I lived in Boise, I was young. Young as an adult. I used to walk into the hills a lot. It was an open and grassy sage land. With gently rolling hills but very dry. These hills continued all the way up to the evergreen treeline and the mountains, but that was far beyond […]

Rena’s

I had a restaurant once, it was called Rena’s. The name was already on the big front window; I liked the name and the way it was painted in green with lavender and gold trim. I think it was the best time of my life, those few years at Rena’s. In spite of the assaults […]

Halcyon Times

My great aunt lived in Medford, Oregon and occasionally we would take the long drive up there. My brother and I would sleep on the floor of her mobile home. My mom always mentioned what a nice mobile home park it was compared to most. And I remember the nice quiet relaxed feeling of that […]

Famous Potatoes

I was often asked “What brought you to Boise Idaho?”. As though such a reason could be summed up in one sentence. The expected answer was, “a job” or “school”. But I had no stock answer. I was an eighteen-year-old who was restless to get away from home. I was not interested in traveling and […]

Little Chief

It was in my printing days I met Sharon, an attractive, and assertive woman who I would have fallen for in an instant if she had, had any interest in me. As it was she had a boyfriend who lived across the street from me and a house of her own, which seemed unusual for […]

Famous Potatoes

I was often asked “What brought you to Boise Idaho?”. As though such a reason could be summed up in one sentence. The expected answer was, “a job” or “school”. But I had no stock answer. I was an eighteen-year-old who was restless to get away from home. I was not interested in traveling and […]

Welcome

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