It was a bright Sunday morning in Eugene, May 18th, 1980 when the news came to us. I was too young and too far away to realize the magnitude of the event at that time. 124 more words
Tags » Mt. St. Helen's
I went online to buy volcanic ash, and then remembered that I live 45 minutes from this beast. The river by my house is literally filled with ash from this bastard.
This week, my girlfriend Lisa was on spring break from grad school, so on Sunday we packed up tent, food, and cameras and drove out the Columbia River Gorge to spend a couple days exploring, hiking, and pretty much just seeing what there was to see. 838 more words