Tag Archives: trails

Return to the Forest

“And into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” —John Muir I returned to the forest over the weekend to explore more of the trail I was on before. The day started out quite sunny, … Continue reading

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Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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A Garden Like No Other

I recently visited the Bloedel Reserve, located on Bainbridge Island, WA. This was my first visit to these public gardens, and I must state that I was totally taken aback by the beauty and serenity of this idyllic spot. It … Continue reading

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Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

The warm temperatures of the past weekend prompted me to head over the mountains to an even warmer spot … the deserts of eastern WA. Along the way, it was interesting to pass through various topographies—from snowy mountain passes, frozen … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of Feathers and Fur

I figured this was problably the last weekend at Mount Rainier National Park to enjoy the blazing autumn colors at the Paradise area because the weather has been getting cooler and rainier, and the dustings of snow in the park have … Continue reading

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