Essay Archive - Jim Stolpa and His Family's Trip
Jim Stolpa and His Family's Trip
"If your reading this now, then we are probably dead." read an excert from a letter written by Jim Stolpa before leaving for their long journey through the harsh winds and freezing cold blizzard.
After 18 hours of driving toward Pocatello, ID from Castro Valley, CA the Stolpa family had lost the road in the blizzard and getting stuck in snow, they spent three endless, cold days in the truck before deciding to head out.
The Stolpa's were heading to Idaho to attend Jim's grandmother's funeral in which they did not have enough money to fly to when a huge snow sto....