Category Archives: Past times and Hobbies

Wandermere Golf Course

Spokane offers a variety of opportunities for golfers. This is the Wandermere Golf Course which is in North Spokane. This is the weather golfers cherish! Sun, slight breeze, no rain! Recommend Tell a friend

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Figpickles

Wouldn’t it be interesting to be listening to a group discussion when some places of business are named? Figpickles is located in the shopping mall connected to the Coeur d’ Alene Resort Hotel. The lights were bright, noise at a high pitch…all in … Continue reading

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Big ones, little ones……

 The car show at the fair grounds today displayed lovely (think expensive) shiny new status symbols…..some large with lots of leg room and some like this cute little ‘tomato’! It looks like a Valentine to me!! Someone should put a … Continue reading

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The last of the races….

The last in the raceway picture series is appropriately a scene of a blown engine. This was a “tearing down” crew. Very interesting to observe the damaged pieces and probably some dashed hopes! Recommend Tell a friend

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Hart Braker

Thank you Don, Shane and Justin for your hospitality! It was a special treat to meet you and your crew. Rick took us down to the start line–what a great experience. Zoom, zoom!! Recommend Tell a friend

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Funny Cars

Honest, that’s what they are called! Alcohol fuel, fiberglass bodies and they go Zoom, Zoom……! The noise was body shaking. Ear plugs were a necessity for the evening at the Spokane County Raceway. Recommend Tell a friend

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At the start line….

At the start line the excitement is high as the drivers prepare to give it their all! Behind the scenes all the last minute checks are completed and it’s “showtime”! Spokane County Raceway. Recommend Tell a friend

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Spokane County Raceway

The event was the NAPA Night of Fire! The raceway was buzzing with excitement–the bleachers full of spectators. Pictured here is Don Harter who began racing in the 60’s. In the 70’s he began flying and in 1979 began flying … Continue reading

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Fun stuff

Greenbluff is alive! Of course the various fruits and vegetables grown on the bluff are wonderful–but another feature of the area is the commercial aspect….shops and family businesses. It seems that the more “stuff” crammed into a space, the more fun! … Continue reading

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The Park Bench

Charmingly tucked in the middle of trees and bushes in Manito Park is this sandwich shop called “The Park Bench”. Today the patrons enjoyed the shade and the quiet of the park. Joggers, camera toting tourists and kids in strollers….it … Continue reading

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