Steve's Place

Firdale

Long Road to Firdale

Remember those crushed pink roses, and picking rose hips to be dried for tea? Those were long drives out of town on weekends — sometimes twice a month, and if a whole month went by, Dad would feel remiss. We never knew why Mom didn’t come along, though it was always clear that the Cook…

Firdale Logging Gallery

If you go to Raymond in Pacific County, and drive out of town east on old Mill Road, keep going for about five miles on the dirt and gravel and you’ll cross a bridge. At a rise on the right, cast your eye out into that open field, and if it’s springtime, you’ll see some…