Tag: Travel

Postcards from Chicago – Highlights of an Architecture Tour

Greetings from the Windy City! I meant only to send a few postcards, but as often happens, I found I had a lot to say about them! First of all, did you know that Chicago is home to the world’s first skyscraper? Well now… Continue Reading “Postcards from Chicago – Highlights of an Architecture Tour”

Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road

As much as I love visiting Washington’s waterfalls (the most of any state in the U.S.) there’s nothing like the string of waterfalls in Oregon, on this historic stretch of highway on the Columbia Gorge.¬†Add to that the rugged cliffs, overlooks and views of… Continue Reading “Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway – Cliffs, Overlooks, and Waterfalls From the Road”

May the 4th Be With You

Not so long ago, in a land far away In southern California, to be more precise Just last year Happy 4th to you! ~ Susanne

Walking in a Riverbed at Mt. Rainier – Following the Nisqually River

The promised sun and highest temperatures of the year finally arrived in the Pacific Northwest after an interminably cold and rainy spring. You may ask why we’d wish to go to a snow-covered Mt. Rainier on such a warm and lovely day to which… Continue Reading “Walking in a Riverbed at Mt. Rainier – Following the Nisqually River”

Rainy Day in a Tulip Field

The tulips are slow to bloom this year in Washington’s Skagit Valley due to the unseasonably cool weather. I hope to make it up north to see them when they do. But last year we stopped by the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm in Oregon,… Continue Reading “Rainy Day in a Tulip Field”

A Road Trip to Wenatchee with a Peek at the Peaks and Wildlife

There were two days of promised good weather, so we took advantage and headed to Wenatchee for the night. We took our favorite route over the Cascades on Highway 2, and it wasn’t long before we got a ‘peek’ at the craggy ‘peak’ of… Continue Reading “A Road Trip to Wenatchee with a Peek at the Peaks and Wildlife”

I’d Rather Be in Arizona!

Earlier this week I was loving springtime in the Pacific Northwest. I went for a walk at Coulon Park and enjoyed brilliant blues skies, happy birds, and a joyful turtle! And I thought to myself, ‘there’s nowhere else I’d rather be than here, right… Continue Reading “I’d Rather Be in Arizona!”

Washington my Home – Waterfalls from the Evergreen State

I was born and raised in Washington, and I LOVE being surrounded by green! Though officially known as the Evergreen State, you wouldn’t be wrong if you called it the Waterfall State; it has more waterfalls than any other state in the country, over… Continue Reading “Washington my Home – Waterfalls from the Evergreen State”

Back with the Eagles of the Skagit Valley

On our trip to the Skagit Valley last week, in addition to the thousands of swans and snow geese, we saw dozens of bald eagles – in the farmlands, in the trees and in the skies. They come from northern Canada and Alaska to… Continue Reading “Back with the Eagles of the Skagit Valley”

Inside a Bookstore on a Snowy Day

Snow lightly falling on the Village Green. Toasty inside. Simple pleasures. For (mostly) #Wordless Wednesday. -Susanne

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