Category: Travel

Paradise in Bloom, Nisqually Glacier and Christine Falls!

Everybody knows that August is the best time to visit Paradise to see the wildflowers in bloom but somehow I always miss it   We usually visit early in the season, as soon as the roads are passable;  here’s what it looked like in…

A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake

Mineral Lake is to my husband what Hood Canal is to me: a place full of childhood memories, of long summer days spent camping, fishing, and swimming. Yesterday we made the drive to Mineral, a tiny town whose claim to fame is the beautiful…

In the Pink

Who thought it would be that hard to find Pink?  Not me.  But I looked high and low and found pink to be in very short supply indeed. Except for the obvious – my Dahlias currently in bloom. After that there was no pink…

Cedar River Walk and Surprise! – It’s the Blue Angels!

My walk on the Cedar River Trail today yielded more than steps on my Fitbit.  For it’s Seafair Weekend and the Blue Angels took to the sky just after I made it to the southern shores of Lake Washington.  I wish I could say…

Rialto Beach Walk to Hole in the Wall

This week we visited Olympic National Park for what should have been four days of camping but ended up to be a simple overnight stay.  Bob came down with a bad cold and after a rough night we decided we’d head back home –…

A Walk at Seward Park

There’s nothing better than summertime in Seattle, and no better place for an evening walk than Seward Park, especially when the Mountain is out. ~ Susanne

A Perfect Getaway to Sun Mountain Lodge

Earlier this month we took a trip to Sun Mountain Lodge via the scenic North Cascades Highway. The drive was wonderful providing views like this. It was gray and rainy on the west side but as we crossed over the mountains we entered into…

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