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There are some places you can only get to on foot.

As planned, today, instead of saddling up and going for a bike ride, I went hiking in the Cascades for the first time in a VERY long time,  The Alarm went off at 5, but it was 5:30 before I got out of bed (Curse you Snooze button!)  Thanks to having everything gathered the night before, I was out the door a little after 6. 1,009 more words


I Live in the Most Beautiful State

As most of you probably don’t know, I REALLYYYYY HATE HIKING. I couldn’t be more serious. I get claustrophobic very easily, so i feel like I am trapped in the woods during the whole hike. 105 more words

Celestial Spotlight


I recently reworked this image with my updated processing for web publications. I felt that this current rendition of some amazing light I captured in autumn in the North Cascades is more consistent with the light and mood at the time. 9 more words


Cascades and Waterfalls Gallery--Click on an image to view gallery!

Here’s the first gallery from our recent Western trip. This is a (teeny tiny) sample of all the tumbling waterfalls and cascades we observed as we explored the spine of the Rocky Mountains. 94 more words


I admit I haven’t seen a whole lot of mountains but among the ones I have seen this is one of my favorites – Mount Shasta. 79 more words


When the Fog Lifts

Saturday, the kids and I took off on a short adventure.  The day was half-gone and the rain had made it a dreary, lazy day.  The little one announced he didn’t want to sit around the house any longer.  1,105 more words


It’s been a bumpy road

often down dead ends, potholes and ditches

causing many a delay and aches.

A roadmap, a guidebook are meant to help, 14 more words