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Taking Flight

He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. ~Friedrich Nietzsche


Frigid, Foggy Morning in Longbranch

It was foggy and freezing on the Key Peninsula this morning.

We woke up on Drayton Passage to a thick blanket of frigid mist.

Our deck thermometer read 30 degrees. 122 more words


Chasing a Beaver Moon from Longbranch to Herron Point

Walking on the frosty crust of the beach below the Herron Island ferry landing early Thursday morning, all I could think of was how beautiful it was. 146 more words


Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Rain in Longbranch

Say hello to rain, goodbye sunshine — at least through Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service rain is coming as early as this evening. We may even see snow below 1,000 feet by Tuesday morning. 54 more words


A Crimson Sunrise Explosion in Longbranch

It was the explosion of crimson clouds that caught my eye early this morning.

The chill in the air hung heavy — the memory of the weekend storm and snow sightings in East Pierce County still fresh in my mind. 39 more words


Lovely Sun-Filled Country Walk, Screaming Eagles in Longbranch

We celebrated a full day without rain Sunday with a family walk up the Key Peninsula Highway.

Just me, my Lovely Bride and the Goofy Golden Doodle in her favorite pink harness. 116 more words