We are ??? days away from the outset of our trip and the goings on in the Rossi household include:
- Locating passports (because who knew Canada had border control??) 134 more words
Ah, so many birds and so little time to sketch them poorly in my nature journal!
While we did not see too many big animals on our trip to Olympic — not like going to Yellowstone where you’re practically tripping on elk and bison the whole time — we did get to see a lot of cool birds, including meeting some species that were new to us. 275 more words
We spent our last couple of days in Olympic on the Pacific Coast, staying at Kalaloch Lodge and visiting Ruby Beach. Prior to our trip, we had prepped with several books about wildlife in the Pacific Northwest and Native American legends from the region, but the book that really paid dividends was this little guy on tide pools: 466 more words
Driving to Monticello from DC does not take more than a couple of hours. Monticello, which is Thomas Jefferson’s home, is in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The highway between DC and Charlottesville is smooth, more straight than windy, flanked by trees, and carpeted with ivy that reaches from the Virginia soil and spirals up and along the trunks and branches creating a thicker canopy of tree tops. 659 more words