Friday, May 05, 2006

I is for Idaho

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Welcome to Idaho sign

Idaho Facts:

  • State Capital - Boise.
  • State Motto - "It is forever"
  • State Flower - Syringa
  • State Bird - Mountain Bluebird
  • State Tree - White Pine
  • State Gem - Star Garnet
  • State Nicknames - Spud State; Gem State; Panhandle State

A Few Famous People from Idaho:
  • Ernest Hemingway, author
  • Lana Turner, actress
  • Gutzon Borglum, Mt. Rushmore sculptor
  • Mariel Hemingway, actress
  • Myrna Stahman, scarf and shawl designer

Idaho from the airplaneLooking at Northern Idaho from the air, it's all mountains and evergreens. No deciduous forests like we have here in SW Michigan.

Map of Idaho showing Post Falls
See where it says "Post Falls" just south of the Canadian border?

Next month I'll be spending a week there visiting my Idaho girl.

Granddaughter Sydney Anne on the floor waiting to play in IdahoHere's a memory from my last visit to Idaho.

Come on, Grandma! Get down on the floor and let's play!