Howzit Goin’? Pretty Good, Mostly


What a view: the Capitol is just to the left of the Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission office.

Inquiring minds want to know how I like my new job and the State of Idaho. From time to time I still pinch myself.  And for the most part, I’ve been welcomed with gracious hospitality.

That is, if you don’t count that man who saw my California license plate last week and flipped me off.

While the job’s not without challenges like the other best job I’ve ever had (serving on the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors), what’s not to like?

Idaho’s drop-dead gorgeous. The landscape goes from lush and forested on the Canadian border to dramatically arid on the Nevada and Oregon borders where big rivers flow in deep canyons through vast desert lands. And the people? Save one impatient motorist so far, they’re great too.

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