Tag: Travel

Hood Canal, Dosewallips, and Eagles!

A few days away does wonders for the soul and so it was we found ourselves on Hood Canal last week. We stopped at Dosewallips State Park in Brinnon, next door to where my mom lived for many years. Indeed, all of this scenery… Continue Reading “Hood Canal, Dosewallips, and Eagles!”

Pelicans and the Wreck of the Peter Iredale

Somewhere on a beach in Oregon pelicans and the wreck of the Peter Iredale. For Wordless Wednesday. ~ Susanne

Silence – On Hood Canal

When life is hectic and I’m looking for quiet I remember Hood Canal. Where clouds like memories rest low on the mountains and mingle with smoke from wood stoves. Where forests are fresh and damp, and oysters cover the beaches. I close my eyes… Continue Reading “Silence – On Hood Canal”

Celebrating The Holidays – At The White House! Here’s Our White House Holiday Party Tour!

Originally posted on johnrieber:
Yes, my wife Alex and I attended the White House holiday party on December 21 – an incredible “once in a lifetime” night – so how did this happen? Here’s the story! It all began when my Alex received this…

Washington DC – A Treasure Trove of Art and Museums!

I’m back with the museums and art of Washington D.C. from our trip last fall. It’s taken awhile to put it together because there are thousands (maybe millions??) of treasures to be found in the free museums of the Smithsonian and National Gallery of… Continue Reading “Washington DC – A Treasure Trove of Art and Museums!”

Washington DC – The National Mall and Memorial Parks

This was not our first trip to DC, but it was the most amount of time we spent in the city to date, exploring the monuments, memorials, and museums on the National Mall. According to the National Park Service website, “This is where the… Continue Reading “Washington DC – The National Mall and Memorial Parks”

Welcomed Home by Snow!

Yesterday we woke up in the Other Washington. Today we woke up at home to snow! What a difference a day makes! We had a wonderful time in Washington DC last week under mostly blue skies and sunshine and I can’t wait to share… Continue Reading “Welcomed Home by Snow!”

Back with the Birds of Oahu

It was just last month that we were in Oahu enjoying the sunshine, beaches, and swaying palm trees…. and yes, the birds! If you follow this blog, you’ll know that I’m an avid birdwatcher and I love birds of all colors, sizes and persuasions.… Continue Reading “Back with the Birds of Oahu”

Mysterious in Oahu – a Photo Challenge

After pondering ‘mysterious’ for this week’s Sunday Stills Challenge I found some photos from our recent trip to Oahu that will work. See what you think. One morning I woke before sunrise to see the moon cast an eerie glow on the Ala Wai… Continue Reading “Mysterious in Oahu – a Photo Challenge”

The (Marvelous) Botanical Gardens of Oahu

I love visiting Hawaii, not only for the sunshine and beaches but also for the marvelous flora and fauna. What can be better than palm trees swaying in the breeze and giant banyan trees in the parks? I’m glad you asked! Because the best… Continue Reading “The (Marvelous) Botanical Gardens of Oahu”

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