Tag: Pacific Northwest

Is it Spring Yet?

Inquiring minds want to know. No, I tell them. We are only half way through.  Though the baby daffodils seem to think so and shall soon show brilliant yellow blossoms. And the Rhodies think so too and are already displaying their color. No.  I…

Astoria!

Earlier this week, (when the weather was still mild not wild), we traveled south for a few days of vacation in Astoria.  Our home base was a lovely boutique hotel built on an old cannery pier on the Columbia River.  We woke each morning…

Morning Traffic

On the Columbia River in Astoria. Susanne

Super Moon 2018

The first day of 2018 brought us a Super Moon, when the moon is full and also closest to the earth.  I couldn’t resist standing outside in the cold last night trying to capture its beauty.  Here are some of those attempts. You never…

Patches of Blue

Some days the weather outside matches the weather inside.  Today was cold and dark, with steady rain and gusty winds.  I didn’t feel like it but went out regardless to run some errands.  As I left the last store I noticed the rain had…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Ascending over Mt Adams

On a recent flight from Seattle to Phoenix, I was lamenting the fact that I was once again sitting on the wrong side of the plane to see a close up of Mt Rainier.  A few minutes later, as we continued to ascend, the…

Fall Walk around Green Lake

I was raised in West Seattle and rarely ventured into other parts of the City, save for the occasional trip downtown or jaunt to the Zoo.  And so I’d never been to Green Lake until we moved to the north end rather unexpectedly (at…

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