Category Archives: mountains

View from Whidbey Island

We adventured to Whidbey Island last weekend and stayed at a house with a view of the Olympic Mountains and Useless Bay.  Walking out on the beach, we were able to look back to the East and see the Cascade … Continue reading

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Scottish Lakes Hike

Adventure time in the North Cascades! Our 12 mile hike that we planned for Larch Lake yesterday ended up being 21 miles, a 3,000 foot gain in elevation, 12 hours and only seeing Julius Lake. And it would have been … Continue reading

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Post Card: Seattle

I love Kerry Park. I don’t know why it took me so long to find that place, I’ve lived here most my life. Despite the rocky start to the weekend weather wise, another beautiful Seattle day is in the books … Continue reading

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Ferry Adventures

Took a little trip to Bainbridge Island today via the Edmonds/Kingston ferry today. I’ve been wanting to take a ferry ride since I’ve been back home but 1, haven’t found the time, 2, it’s cold. Despite the wind and clouds … Continue reading

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Things not to do while driving: Washington

After 4 days of driving – that only should have been 2 or 3 – 2,075 miles, 8 states, and a boat load of horrible weather, I finally made it back to the Seattle area. I have never been so … Continue reading

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Things not to do while driving: Utah

I stopped very early on Sunday night in Rock Springs, Wyo., because the passes and canyons I had to drive through to get to Ogden, Utah, were covered in snow and black ice. Little did I know, stopping would be … Continue reading

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Things not to do while driving: Wyoming

Mother Nature and I got into a bit of a fight over the weekend. After making it to North Platte, Nebr., on Saturday night after the 2nd worst thunder-storm I have ever driven in, I got tossed around with 50+ … Continue reading

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The Bride and Groom

I know these are late. I know. Thing is, she’s already got them. So now, these are for me to document and remember that it happened. That I was there when my best friend got married on June 19. There … Continue reading

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Boys will be Boys

It’s the day before the wedding and while I found time to be a painter, a florist, a cook, a cleaning lady, an assistant, the photographer and the maid of honor, I also got to take an hour and go … Continue reading

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Pre-pre-wedding Walkabout

We arrived up at the cabin on Friday afternoon, unloaded, hung out, and then took a walk down to the river to scope out some portrait spots and show Aaron’s parents around. It’s always a good hike and this time … Continue reading

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