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Ain't Gonna Be No Rematch

Brian and I went and did the 5 mile round trip hike today from the hiker’s bivouac up to the boulder field at the base of the mountain.   267 more words


Vancouver! Vancouver! This is it!

When Mt. St Helens started it’s famous eruption in 1980, these were the words shouted from the observation point back to the scientists who were monitoring the possibility of an eruption.  969 more words

Off The Beaten Path - Cowlitz Wine Tour

The communities of Castle Rmp; Toledo are not necessarily what you would think of when you think of wine destinations. To most, these towns are just names you see on a freeway sign. 506 more words

In My Backyard


I opened my mail today. There was a heavy envelope from the oncologist’s office. I didn’t want to open it because nothing that heavy could be good news, right? 142 more words


Mt St Helens - the Climb

Just over a week ago, a group of 7 of us climbed to the top of Mt St Helens. It was a wonderfully challenging hike full of amazing landscape diversity.   406 more words


Hiking Mt St Helens

On Thursday July 24th my husband, a friend and I tried to summit Mt St Helens. In the weeks leading up to this date, the weather was amazing, and even the week of our trip it was nice. 721 more words


Colorful Eruption

++view on black to take it all in++

Well now that the flowers are pretty much sufficiently KO’d on St. Helens I think now is as good a time as any to post this one. 193 more words