Tag: Trails

An Early Spring Hike on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River

I never cease to be amazed at the beauty of Washington State. Just over an hour away past North Bend we enjoyed these vistas while hiking along the middle fork of the Snoqualmie River. We started out on the Oxbow Loop Trail with this… Continue Reading “An Early Spring Hike on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River”

Wenatchee Street Art

Last month we visited one of our favorite towns in Washington – Wenatchee, on the east side of the mountains where the sky is always blue and a river runs through it, the mighty Columbia. We stayed in a new hotel on the banks… Continue Reading “Wenatchee Street Art”

Celebrating the Stony Walkers of Coulon

I love to walk at Coulon Park and no matter the season, I’m always joined by the stony walkers. Here they are on a sunny day, without a stitch on, but here they dressed for Valentine’s Day. Here they are on Memorial Day, and… Continue Reading “Celebrating the Stony Walkers of Coulon”

Secrets of the Green River Gorge

Yesterday while the weather was dry, we went to explore the Green River, taking the short but steep and hidden trail, down into the gorge. The river beckoned through the trees, and we stopped to enjoy its beautiful color and turbulent flowing water. And… Continue Reading “Secrets of the Green River Gorge”

That’s my picture!

Today I was scrolling through my Facebook feed when a post came up from the Washington Trails Association. “Hey, wait a minute,” I said. “That’s my picture!” Indeed, it was! I had submitted it a while ago to one of their photo contests and… Continue Reading “That’s my picture!”

A Walk in the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the Quietest Places on Earth

This was not our first trip to the Hoh Rain Forest – we’re Washingtonians and have been many times before. But it was perhaps the most wonderful, for in the dead of winter we had the Hall of Mosses trail to ourselves. At the… Continue Reading “A Walk in the Hoh Rain Forest, one of the Quietest Places on Earth”

Rhapsody in Blue – Sculptures, Eagles and a Mountain in Tacoma!

Yesterday we visited Tacoma and found everything blue! Outside the Art Museum was a sculpture by Marie Watt: Blanket Stories: Transportation Object, Generous Ones, Trek; and nearby was the Chihuly Bridge of Glass. At Ruston Way the blue sky merged into the bay where… Continue Reading “Rhapsody in Blue – Sculptures, Eagles and a Mountain in Tacoma!”

Third Day No Rain – Just Barely

It’s the third day with no rain in the Great Northwest but it was foggy, damp and cold and the sun never showed his face. Does it really count?? We bundled up anyway and went for a hike at Saltwater State Park and on… Continue Reading “Third Day No Rain – Just Barely”

First of Three Days

Yes, that is sunshine you see here in the Great Northwest! According to the local news, we are about to experience three rain free days in a row, for the first time since last September! To celebrate day one, I went for a walk… Continue Reading “First of Three Days”

Birds of a Feather at Juanita Bay

After a break in the weather yesterday we visited Juanita Bay Park, a protected wildlife area on the shores of Lake Washington. We took the boardwalk and joined other birders who pointed out the bald eagles high in the evergreens above. (Yes, I had… Continue Reading “Birds of a Feather at Juanita Bay”

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