Monday, September 7, 2009

The Lost River Valley


This week I am in the Lost River Valley in Idaho, the location of our family ranch and homestead. This picture shows a view across the grasslands surrounding the slough, a wetlands area which is next to our original homestead located at Whiskey Springs.

At this link, you can see a picture of the cabin in which my grandfather, Ferry Larter, was born. It was originally a stage coach stop, operated by my great-grandfather, Claude Larter, who drove the passenger stage between Mackay and Challis.

I'm visiting the Lost River Valley this week for a very special reason: to celebrate the 98th birthday of my grandmother, Mabelle Larter, who still lives in her own home in Mackay, Idaho. Happy birthday, grandma! It's great to be here with you.


5 comments:

  1. Wonderful stuff, Raima. What a great opportunity you have. Enjoy, relax, learn.

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  2. What an absolutely beautiful valley - your Grandma is beautiful!! Gorgeous spirit and smile. Happy 98th!!

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  3. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I think I will leave my first comment. I don’t know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

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  4. When I will be an old man ,I would like to live in a similar valley 'cause I love the nature and the rivers in the valleys !

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