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There was a storm heading our way.
It rained a bit on the road back to the highway. But, no rain in Riggins!
After we got back, Jerry washed the Jeep (of course) and I lounged outside reading my Kindle. Tough, huh? We're headed for Oregon tomorrow. Not sure where we'll end up!
... also walked along the Wetland Trail.
As we went southward in Idaho, the terrain changed (no pics!). It went from a lot of trees to more brush and brown hillsides. We drove many, many miles along a river. It was a beautiful, but long, drive. We pulled over at a scenic spot for lunch and to talk about where we wanted to stay tonight.
Our plan was to ...
So we were invited to go to a town event in one of the cutest little towns in America! This sweet town of 102 had their annual end of the school year party and invites neighboring small towns to be a part... Their little school (public) has 5 students. It was so, so sweet! My brother-n-law played with his band and the kids ran and played in the valley of Hell's Canyon (I know terrible name, but I guess it gets pretty hot ...
... my life, some of the times that are most important are the small subset of communities that I belonged to- the John Brown, Groton, etc. This desire for a community is everywhere, but in big cities, community comes from subgroups- schools, churches, the Steamship Historical Society of America (for instance)- whereas in smaller towns, it is the town itself that forms the all inclusive community.
... was squirting everyone. We had fun doing that. There was a decent amount of flat water in this section. Ofcourse where there is flat water it seems there is wind, we had to fight the wind all the way down river, it never seems to blow down river either! The crazy boils where present even in the flat water so you needed to be on your guard for those as well.
We stopped for our usual ...