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this & that too shall pass

June 27, 2022

Conk photo


my family went to Coeur d’Alene 

and all I got 


was this T-shirt tan 

and COVID 


but this too shall pass

in & out of Idaho

I will refrain from talking too much shit about Eastern Washington / Northern Idaho. I grew up there in the heart of the Inland Empire, which entitles me to a bit of shit talking. But I haven’t spent any real time there for 35 years.  This recent visit was an eye opener in a suburban sprawl way as one incorporated “city” has glommed into the next in a continuous monumental ode to the automobile with a particular emphasis on big big trucks, vans, suburbans and SUVs.  With plenty of parking for everyone. Plenty of parking. 


34 years ago a little amusement park opened on a 400 acre plot in Athol and it has grown and grown and grown. Fast forward to last week and that Big Amusement Park was the reason for our little visit. Here there’s a strong correlation with contracting COVID 2.5 years into this whole virus thing. But that’s another story. 

day 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5…


what day is it? 


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. said...

You got covid in northern idaho? How did that happen in that bastion of reason, common sense and critical thinking?

Posted June 28, 2022 03:09 PM | Reply to this comment

Judy Isaacson said...

Really? Really! Really.

Posted June 29, 2022 10:00 AM | Reply to this comment

37 said...

So much parking for such big cars.

Posted July 1, 2022 11:58 AM | Reply to this comment

pilder said...

the Silverwood parking lot is the size of Rhode Island

Posted July 2, 2022 10:57 AM | Reply to this comment

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