Fire Near The Cabin in Stanley

The Dry Creek Fire west of Stanley, Idaho as it crosses State Highway 21 – © Copyright Jeffrey H. Lubeck

While driving from our house in the Wood River Valley to our cabin in the Sawtooth Valley I noticed a large plume of smoke appear near the cabin. As I approached Stanley the plume […]

Praying to hear a laugh once more

Do you know the laugh of each of your friends? Can you hear their laugh in your mind without them present? Can you picture them laughing?

I have listened to and loved the laugh of Ellen Andary since she went by her maiden name (Monahan) and I had yet to turn 20 years-old. For 37+ […]

The Four (or Five) Falls of Na’ili’ili-haele – Maui

Reaching each of the Four Falls Na’ili’ili-haele in Maui is what all guides and guide books about the island categorizes as a “serious adventure”. It is one that ultimately involves trekking, hiking, rock climbing, boulder hopping, use of ropes, scaling waterfalls and swimming to a destination you have yet to personally confirm exists.

The entry […]

MSU Homecoming 2014

The Lubeck’s (Jeff and Kyle sans Linda) headed back to Michigan State University for Homecoming 2014. This trip included a kickoff to Detroit see my Mom and brother Randy (to be Posted later). The trip would also include a visit/partying with members of The Usual Suspects (TUS) and The Andary’s and Pruder’s. Fun was had […]

The 2014 Rose Bowl

Standing Tall 2014 Rose Bowl Champions © Jeffrey H. Lubeck – all rights reserved


The Rose Bowl Crowd is filing out of the stadium. A banner noting the Spartans of Michigan State hangs on the Rose Bowl. And suddenly, almost magically the designation of Champion appears. Below are images I was able to […]

After The Burn – Implication of Idaho’s Beaver Creek Fire

It is hard to burn a view down- The Pioneers from the top of Imperial Gulch.

On December 20th, 2013 The MESH Art Gallery and the the United States Forest Service collaborated to produce an exhibit and hold a discussion called “After The Burn – Implication of Idaho’s Beaver Creek Fire.” The exhibit covered […]

The Lubeck’s Invade Lloyd Family Day: A Tradition at Redfish Lake

The Lubeck’s and the Lloyd’s got together at Redfish Lake for their annual get together. A new member’s to the roster were added for this years event (Miss Devon).

The Halstead fire sits a few miles from Redfish lake.

The devastating Halstead Fire just outside Stanley should by all accounts have shut down the […]

Taking Inventory of Summer 2012

It is Friday morning and we are about 30 days into the summer solstice. So, lets take a little inventory of your effort to-date. Are you accomplishing the things you planned for this summer? Have you accomplished any of them? Do you even have a plan? If the answers to these questions is generally: no, […]