Month: September 2013

Stoneridge Resort – Blanchard, Idaho 9/29/2013

SEPTEMBER 29, 2013 (Sunday)   Today was moving day from the Worldmark. Hate to leave the 3 bedroom and go into a studio. Larry and Renee left around 8:30 AM to go get their dog, Lilly. We packed up and

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Worldmark – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 9/28/2013

SEPTEMBER 28, 2013 (Saturday)   We all just lazed around for awhile and then we headed out to pick up Lexi at Stoneridge Resort. Larry let me drive their car, an Avalon, while he and Michael sat in back and

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Lake Tour, Worldmark Arrowpoint, Harrison, Idaho 9/27/2013

SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 (Friday)   Overcast and cold day. Larry, Renee, Michael, Lexi and I talked about going on a tour of Lake Coeur d’Alene. Michael tried to call and get reservations but they said just show up, that the

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Worldmark – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 9/26/2013

SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 (Thursday)   Well my little rain dance must have worked because today was a nice day for the most part. The sun came out for awhile and it was glorious. The lake water turned a beautiful blue.

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Rathdrum, Idaho 9/25/2013

SEPTEMBER 25, 2013 (Wednesday)   Rain, rain go away! Still raining and yucky. Good thing it’s such a beautiful view that you don’t mind some rain. We left our “home” around 11:30 AM and headed for Rathdrum. When we got

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Worldmark Arrow Point, Harrison, Idaho 9/24/2013

SEPTEMBER 24, 2013 (Tuesday)   Another good night’s sleep. Nice and quiet, as well as beautiful, here. It rained again last night and we woke, again, to rain. Stacey called around 9:00 AM to let us know she was on

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Worldmark – Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 9/23/2013

SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 (Monday)   We all slept well. Nice and quiet here, along with being so very beautiful. We woke up to rain and it looks like it will be raining on and off for a couple of days.

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Missoula, Montana to Worldmark at Arrow Point, Idaho 9/22/2013

SEPTEMBER 22, 2013 (Sunday) Happy birthday Tiffany! This morning Michael got up and went down to the front desk area and got us some breakfast. We decided to be lazy and wait until almost check-out time before we left. We

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Ketchum, Idaho to Missoula, Montana 9/21/2013

SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 (Saturday) None of us slept well last night. The neighbors above us were moving furniture or doing something weird until early morning, Michael had acid reflux (trying to get out of packing the car again but it’s

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Vacation Internationale – Ketchum, Idaho 9/20/2013

SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 (Friday) Got up and just was lazy for awhile. When we did get moving, it was just Michael and I. We went to the Tamarack Lodge and did the blog. When we were done, we said goodbye

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Sun Valley Gun Club 9/19/2013

SEPTEMBER 19, 2013 (Thursday)   Today was laundry day. It went real slow because the laundry room across the way only has one washer and one dryer ($1.75 per load), and we had two loads so it was about a

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Vacation Internationale – Ketchum, Idaho 9/18/2013

SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 (Wednesday)   Happy birthday Falcata!  Love you. Lazy morning. We finally got rolling and going around 11 AM. We went into Ketchum and just walked around. We checked out the local supermarket, Atkinson’s, the drug store near

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Shoshone Falls, Idaho 9/17/2013

SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 (Tuesday) To finish off last night – we went to the pool. According to our paperwork, the pool was open until 7 PM. When we got there, the two young men behind the desk said they closed

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Greater Ketchum, Idaho 9/16/2013

SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 (Monday) Happy birthday Larry! Looked outside this morning and it looked ugly, but when I did drag myself out I saw that it was lovely. There had been a small rainstorm that passed through very quickly and

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Vacation Internationale – Ketchum, Idaho 9/15/2013

SEPTEMBER 15, 2013 (Sunday)   The resort we are staying at is called Vacation Internationale Elkhorn. It’s very different than what we’re used to. There are no timeshare presentations, no activities, and no internet. We are in a condo in

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The Dalles, Oregon to Ketchum, Idaho 9/14/2013

SEPTEMBER 14, 2013 (Saturday)   I had made reservations the day before to spend the night at the Shilo Inn in The Dalles. I tried Priceline but you are not guaranteed two beds. We’re traveling with Lexi now so we

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Keizer, Oregon to The Dalles, Oregon 9/13/2013

SEPTEMBER 13, 2013 (Friday)   Today Lexi and I went shopping again for her pants, and again no luck. I guess we’ll try again when we get to Northern Idaho as I suspect Ketchum doesn’t have many shops for cheap

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Keizer, Oregon 9/12/2013

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 (Thursday)   Had breakfast with brother John at Shari’s. Michael had a Denver omelette, John had his usual, and I had a spinach, mushroom, avocado omelette. All very good.   At breakfast Michael was telling John that

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Wilsonville, Oregon 9/11/2013

SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 (Wednesday)   Remembering twelve years ago. (As we drove to Brad and Ellen’s house in Wilsonville, there was a horse rider with a large flag near the side of the highway, in remembrance. Was nice.) Slept in.

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Keizer, Oregon 9/10/2013

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 (Tuesday)   Slept in a big bed. Was nice. Once up, we had breakfast. Michael had called his brother Jim to see how he was doing. Last time we were here, he had just had surgery on

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Yreka, California to Keizer, Oregon 9/9/2013

SEPTEMBER 9, 2013 (Monday)   Left around 9 AM and just drove. We stopped in Springfield, Oregon to go to Cabela’s, and then next door to Ross Dress for Less. Bought a few things and a suitcase for Lexi. After

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Prunedale, California to Yreka, California 9/8/2013

SEPTEMBER 8, 2013   It was really hard for Lexi to say goodbye to her best friend, Jennifer, Jennifer’s family, and her dog, Beans. Lots of tears and laughter. Was nice to see the turnout to say goodbye to her.

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Prunedale, California 9/5-7/2013

SEPTEMBER 5-7, 2013    Nothing but working on the studio and trying to get it ready. Have had many conversations with Belinda about the studio and we think we’re almost ready to go. Hope it works out for everyone. Some

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Prunedale, California 9/04/2013

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013 (Wednesday)   Another work day in Prunedale. Michael and Lexi painted, hung hooks, hung a fire extinguisher, cleaned and then cleaned some more. Lex polished the bathroom and kitchen and then photographed them for our upcoming listing

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Prunedale, California 09/03/2013

SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 (Tuesday)   Time is just flying too fast and we’re not getting done what we’re supposed to be getting done. It doesn’t help, I guess, that we went on vacation for a night to the Worldmark Marina

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Worldmark Marina Dunes – Marina, California 9/02/2013

SEPTEMBER 2, 2013 (Monday) Worked on the studio until the afternoon. Around 3 PM, Michael and I left for the Worldmark Marina Dunes. I’ve wanted to go see it for years but was told it’s almost impossible to get into.

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Prunedale, California 9/01/2013

SEPTEMBER 1, 2013 (Sunday)   Michael and I got up and he drove the pickup and I drove the Prius up to Palo Alto to the IKEA. He returned some items and I looked around for a small shelf and

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