Category: Travel

Hiking at Nolte State Park…

One thing I love about living in the Pacific Northwest is the proximity to the woods and many trails.  Today we went to Nolte State Park and hiked around Deep Lake.  Okay walked, not hiked. The well maintained and level loop trail was only a mile and a quarter in length…

Seattle’s Best Kept Secret – Kubota Garden

Today is sunny, the sky a heavy blue, the temperature a frigid 26 degrees;  a great day to visit Seattle’s relatively unknown Kubota Garden. Kubota Garden was the dream of master landscaper, Fujitaro Kubota who wanted to display the beauty of the Northwest in a Japanese style. Mr. Kubota, who…

A Winter Drive

It was a nice day for a drive in the country to get some fresh air and to enjoy the winter landscape before the rain was scheduled to appear.  We found the Snoqualmie River moody and reflective of the cloudy skies… But the trees did all the talking……

Daily Prompt: Calm Clothed in Beauty

I looked about for calm and found it in scenes of beauty. ~  Susanne, from the calming beauty of the Pacific Northwest via Daily Prompt: Calm

Wintery Walk at Coulon Park

Today was just another walk at Gene Coulon Park along the shores of Lake Washington.  But it’s never ordinary to me when the beautiful snowcapped Olympic Mountains appear and I think to myself, ‘do I really live here?’ Feeling blessed. ~Susanne

Scenes from San Francisco 

Sunshine and clouds, waterfront, boats and bridges in San Francisco….

Another Rainy Day in Seattle means MOHAI

After an unseasonably warm start to November the rainy season is officially upon us. This after record-breaking October rains. What to do, what to do?  You can either lament the weather and hunker down inside for the next six months… or you can plan your rainy day…

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