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Making a Measured Mess, Sunset in the Cascades, Confederate Memorials & 055 A Visit to the Tailor

Good Morning Ted and Jody:

I pick up Nancy at PDX in about 11 hours from this writing. I almost have the house in a proper balance of messes so she will feel needed, wanted and useful, but not feel overwhelmed and want to leave again. 1,705 more words


Three Lakes, Mt. Rainier

If you think a little thunder and lightning can deter us from our weekly hike, you’ve got another think coming. The rain wasn’t originally predicted to arrive until the following day, but some small storms showed up near Rainier the morning of our hike to… 879 more words

Week 13: Trout Lake to White Pass

Day 85:

Trout Lake, here we come! We had about 14 miles to hike until we got to the town. The forest is a beautiful place but I was getting a little tired of the same views. 2,860 more words



We all dream,
Life is full of dreams.
Our dreams are sometimes good, and sometimes nightmares.
Sometimes dreams come true…sometimes not.
But all our dreams will fade and get old with us. 36 more words


Calypso Cascades, RMNP

July 15, 2017

Naveen’s fondness for waterfalls and my amusement at making him walk up hills brought us to the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park… 524 more words


Owyhigh Lakes, Mt. Rainier

When the weather was forecast earlier this week, and today was predicted to be the hottest of the year so far, folks looked at me like I was whacko when I said that was our next hiking day. 1,010 more words

Ellensberg, West, from the Water Tower

Shot with a Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS; f/5.6; 1/4000; ISO-400; 55mm

There’s something about this city that draws me. Maybe it’s the stories. Maybe it’s the reputation. 21 more words