As is now sadly typical of our summers, smoke from northern fires blanket the valley. We’re right above Boise but can see nothing of it.
Nick is a good rider. My brothers and I are pretty novice but we’re usually able to get where we’re going. If he can just avoid those trees that jump on the trail, Nick will have no problem remaining close-at-hand on our upcoming Brother Ride to lift and push as we may require of him.