Category: Travel

A Quick Tour of Washington’s National Parks

Did you know that Washington State has three National Parks?  They are Mt. Rainier, Olympic and North Cascades!  All are marvelous and worth many visits, especially if you live here as I do.  🙂 Lets start with Mt. Rainier National Park  – just two…

A Look back at the First Moon Landing

I was at the neighbor’s house babysitting and the kids were already in bed.  Walter Cronkite was on television misty-eyed,  pondering whether we’d ever view the moon in quite the same way, now that Neil Armstrong had stepped onto its ghostly surface.  I watched…

More Favorite Sculptures

I like finding art in public places, especially quirky sculptures. I took the picture below in Washington DC many years ago, but we also have one of these in Seattle. If I have to tell you what it is you’re not as old as…

Over Seattle and Under California

Summer is the time to travel and if you have to fly there’s nothing like Seattle from the air, where on a clear day you can see forever –  at least across Puget Sound to the Olympics. And if you’re lucky you’ll have close-up…

Nascar Hall of Fame

I think I can count on one hand the number of auto races I’ve seen in my entire life. Still, last year in Charlotte, we visited the Nascar Hall of Fame when we realized it was a few blocks from our hotel. Why not?…

Blue and White at Coulon Park

Every time I walk at Coulon Park there’s something special to enjoy.  And though my feet were firmly planted on the ground,  today it was the sky. For Jo’s Monday Walks. ~ Susanne

Reflections on the Cedar River

Last week we took a walk on the Cedar River Trail.  It had rained the night before and heavy clouds remained overhead. But the river was still and placid, reflecting the loveliness nearby. For Sunday Still’s, Stillness. ~ Susanne

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