Road Trip

I am sitting in a huge log house with spectacular view of Bull Lake near Troy Montana. We entered town a few days ago round dinner time and met our friend Bud at "The Floater".The restaurant at the pier has outdoor seating on a system of platforms attached to the restaurant that float on a lake. I could readily see if you have a few too many that you wouldn't be able to tell the difference between the wobble of the floor and the wobble of your mind. We met Buds neighbors and had a nice end of the season dinner before the Floater closes in the coming week..

We had left our friends near Salem, Oregon that morning. Al and Bea are friends that live part time in Paamul Mexico like we do.They are among the few we gravitated toward while there last winter. We tossed in this road trip before we fully get ready for trip back to Mexico. Our friends drive down so we carted a set of bocce balls and left them with Al and Bea to transport down.

I am hauling my guitar around as usual with little time to play. I just use the past two nights for practice time...I have a little gig when I get home. I have met two little girls here who are the grandchildren of the neighbor we met. Leiyla is raising the girls partially here  to have them go to school in Troy, which has tested to be one of the best schools in the country. You wouldn't think it amoungst this rural setting. The girls live in Spokane the rest of the time with their parents and older sibblings. Apearently the schools there are not so good. So I noticed the girls like to sing and have nice voices..Ages 5 and 13...so I am putting some songs to gether to share with them tonight. We are leaving in the morning and will head toward Oregon. I thought I would add a little blog here since I haven't since I put the site together. I have had the pleasure of getting a few good pictures. Silver Falls in Oregon and Kootenai Falls here in Montana...Spectacular nature everywhere we go.