“You Git The Easy Part”

Colville, WA, is 72 miles north of Spokane, WA. From Colville, I would drive an indeterminate number of miles up the Aladdin Star Route to the cutoff for Deep Lake in Stevens County. My cabin was 3 or 4 miles down that cutoff. Someone told me that Deep Lake is now a place to be. …

Giddyup! Ride ‘Em Cowboy!

I spent the last part of my 18th year and the first part of my 19th in the Pacific Northwest, a tiny town named Colville and a cabin north of Colville in the woods where there was no TV, radio, telephone, newspapers or mail service. I was cut-off from the outside world in the cabin. …