Field Report No. 20150522SH
Topic: Eastern Washington Roadtrip
COMMENTS: Beside the choppy banks of the Columbia surge highways, rails, and clusters of wind turbines. Flocks of geese dart in acute angles toward their spring homes. I swear I can see and even feel everything growing—the red and green grasses that sway across the buttes. Especially with the smells of soil and damp leaves already drying.
Plumes of dust devils purl into the air just beyond Vantage, where the basalt cliffs drop away and I-90 points like an arrow toward Spokane. I count seven tangled swirls of dust. Number eight is a tractor churning up the earth, readying the fields for spring wheat.
Key Features: Road trip, I-90 eastbound, shaking off the dust. Late in May, music-loving sojourners return from Sasquatch, groggy and inspired.
For Seth and Laura, Veraci Pizza is the story of the little cart that could… and still does.
Glover, a Spokane-based adventurer who often leads young people on transformational outdoor experiences with Peak 7 Adventures, says setting that early alarm for those first days of turns is "always worth it."
As I hung out around Spokane and Coeur d'Alene this summer, I started asking more questions of the places I frequent. Questions like: What causes are you passionate about? How does your business try to make a difference? Scroll through some of the answers I received...
As the kids happily drop their hard-earned quarters in the Ms. Pac-man machine, we realize we haven't complained about the heat all day... the sign of a well-played summer day.
COMMENTS: It's an uncommon night at O'Doherty's when the Lord Mayor of Limerick, Ireland stops by... sister-city love on Spokane Falls Blvd.
COMMENTS: ...Since then, Gordy's has become a go-to date night when they can find a sitter for their two little boys. Bigger than that, it's just a small part of their ongoing story. That's the simple power of a secret spot.
Carman stops to talk with me for a few moments. On Friday night, he hopes to fill the place, and begin to fulfill the mission of CHARTS (Child Humanitarian Arts): connecting local artists and art enthusiasts for the sake of children in the community.
It’s my husband’s birthday and we’re determined to squeeze in a walk before the sun abandons us at 3:58. The trail has been surprisingly well-loved despite the...
When you're at a Christmas party and someone suggests hitting the mountain the next morning at 5:30am, make your decision wisely...
They start to arrive in November when the cold turns dry and sharp. The return of the bald eagles to Lake Coeur d’Alene is a much-anticipated part of winter’s arrival...