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Day Trip to the Olympics: Hurricane Ridge

On our way, we stopped for brunch in Port Angeles at the Chestnut Cottage. Nana K and Grandpa R, the next time you’re here, we should make this part of your visit–comfortable, cheery, really good food. 214 more words


Daylily of a Different Color

I have photographed the orange variety but never the color purple.  I captured this Daylily a few days ago in a small park in Paris, Illinois.


The Flowers of Newfoundland, Part I: The Pitcher Plant

Maybe not everyone who travels takes an interest in the local flora and fauna, but I suspect many people do.  As I mentioned last post, I was enthralled with the diversity of wildflowers as I walked each day on my recent trip to Newfoundland.  579 more words


Rose-clad obelisks

We’ve been having glorious weather these last few weeks and one of the most beautiful sights in the park has been the obelisk at the far end of the bowling green. 401 more words

Black (and blue) Beauty

Captured on a recent drive through the countryside.


Fall Preview

My favorite weather geek has predicted record low temperatures for the New River Valley in the THIRTIES for Wednesday.  Sounds like nature’s fall preview has begun.  207 more words

Karen Hines