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Backcountry skiing, Guide service and Photography

Backcountry skiing, Guide service and Photography

Joe Leonard Backcountry skiing, Guide service and Photography You might say the Sawtooth Mountains are in my blood, I was born at our ranch on Deer Creek in 1939. Deer Creek drains into the Middle Fork of the Boise River and I spent my first 6 years on the ranch. Until 1957 I had never been to Stanley, that year I went there with a friend and was in awe of the beauty of the Sawtooth Mountains. I knew that…

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Straw Bale Earth Plastered Houses

Straw Bale Earth Plastered Houses

Joe Leonard and Straw bale houses Built the first permitted straw bale house in Tucson Arizona in 1993 for the Sahuaro Girl Scouts. Built one of the first straw bale earth plastered houses in Idaho in 1999. It is featured in Outdoor Idaho Architecture in Idaho 2004. Still available for purchase from Designing Idaho PTV. Next I guilt  an off grid straw bale earth plastered house in New Mexico. Straw Bale Gallery: Go to Joe Leonards photo gallery for more pictures and…

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Over 70 years of a wonderful life

Over 70 years of a wonderful life

Joe Leonard 2009 Today after 70 years of a wonderful life, I have never been happier. If I had a diamond as beautiful as this drop of dew – I would mount it in a ring and give it to you. Or perhaps a bauble that would dangle from your lovely ear. Once I watched a rain drop fall from the sky. It landed on a leaf that I stood by. It lay there until another rain drop joined it…

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A Look At The Earth In A Spiritual Light

A Look At The Earth In A Spiritual Light

Joe Leonard A LOOK AT THE EARTH IN A SPIRITUAL LIGHT A speech written and delivered by Joe Leonard at a fund raiser for The Idaho Conservation League in 1982. He believes the ideas in this speech are still relevant and have more urgent consideration in this year of 2009. Joe Leonard’s Art, Photos, Prints and More at Leonard Galleries. Ladies and Gentleman: Thank you for being here and thank you for your support of the Idaho Conservation League. The…

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