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Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance

“Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.”  Ralph Waldo Emerson… 55 more words


Kalaloch and Ruby Beach- Olympic National Park, Washington

This past weekend we took what was probably our last camping trip of the year!  The rain will soon set in and the days will be shorter, calling for the end of travel season.   350 more words

Garden of Eden

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I decided to revisit this one for a recent print order as it’s been about a year since I last opened the file. 85 more words

First Leg

The first leg of my journey took me across the Puget Sound by way of the Port Townsend ferry to the 101. The highway took me around the beautiful and diverse Olympic National Park, into the Hoh Rainforest, across the Columbia River, and down the coastline to US Route 26, ending in Portland. 307 more words

Wild Swimming

I’d never swam in anything but cow ponds and chlorine pools before this spring of 2014. Then I moved to Washington, and through my lucky friendships with naturalists, and a stint with EverGreen Escapes, I’ve dived into more lakes and rivers than exist in my entire home state of Nebraska. 1,099 more words

Special Places

Hoh Rainforest - Washington

The motorhome is parked at the Bogachiel State Park Campground about six miles south of Forks, Washington. We will depart later this morning..

Yesterday I drove the Bronco 25 miles to the Hoh Rainforest in the Olympic National Park. 472 more words

iPhoneography Monday: 9-15-14

Regular readers know one of my favorite things to do is explore a new beach and Second Beach on the Washington coast has moved to the top of my list.   41 more words