Tag: the big nowhere

Hells Canyon


Oregon and Idaho share the deepest gorge in the United States. On one side of the Snake River is Oregon, on the other side is Idaho. The Snake River begins in Yellowstone and empties into the Columbia River.

When my wife and I were newlyweds, we moved to Queens, New York. We enjoyed our stay because we were 3,000 miles away from family. We had to depend on one another without Sunday dinners with family and friends. We made some good friends in Queens, but the day came when coming from Oregon we knew we had to go home to the American West.