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Volunteer: It's Good For The Soul

Meeting people can be tricky if you’re new to a town. Sure, you can join a gym or meet parents through school (if you’ve got children). 297 more words

Tourist In Our Own Town

Northrup Canyon hike and exploring Eastern Washington

Last weekend we ventured back out to Eastern Washington for a hike and some exploring.  In this part of Washington there are plenty of old barns and homesteads to photograph.   351 more words

Hike #16: Rattlesnake Dance Ridge Trail

Hike #16: Rattlesnake Dance Ridge Trail
Participants: Eric
Mileage: 2 miles roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 1250 ft

It was a two-hike weekend. I had been craving a change of scenery, and a quick trip over the pass to Ellensburg seemed like just the thing. 109 more words

Wild Horse Wind & Solar Facility

The beginning of April marked the reopening of the Wild Horse Wind & Solar Facility. Perched high on the hills just off the Vantage Highway, Wild Horse is an easy 20 minute drive from Ellensburg. 150 more words


Olmstead Place State Park

As we don’t have a TV, we’ve started getting the local newspaper delivered and it’s a great place to find out what’s going on in and around Ellensburg. 109 more words

Washington State

Sunday Traveler: Roslyn, WA (aka Cicely, AK)

Roslyn is an easy 35 minute drive from Ellensburg and it’s like going back in time to the coal mining days. The town has been preserved like a time capsule and it was the setting for the hit 1990s TV show, Northern Exposure. 400 more words


Umtanum Canyon Hike

To celebrate the official start of Spring 2015, Parka and I decided to explore a new area we had never hiked before.  We packed up the car and headed over I90 towards Ellensburg in sunny central Washington.  305 more words