Tag: Washington State

Looking for Gold, Quartz and Diamond – Hiking on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie

We recently discovered a new hike on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River, Camp Brown, in case you wondered. The hike was short, scenic and wonderfully green, with great river access for Bob to practice flyfishing. While he fished, I enjoyed the scenery,… Continue Reading “Looking for Gold, Quartz and Diamond – Hiking on the Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie”

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”

Let’s Celebrate Daffodils!

I didn’t make it up to the Skagit Valley this year for peak daffodil season, but I do have many pictures to share from previous years! No law against that, right? Aren’t they beautiful? Yes, but I don’t feel comfortable going up this year,… Continue Reading “Let’s Celebrate Daffodils!”

Lake Quinault in Black and White

A serene lake at dawn. In black and white to match my somber mood. Sharing with CBWC. ~ Susanne

Fresh as a Bird on the First Day of Spring!

After Monday’s deluge by an atmospheric river, Tuesday came along warm and clear, a foretaste of spring. The juncos dropped by for the fresh green grass. and the finches came to say hello. We were all happy. Sharing with Sunday Stills, Fresh. ~ Susanne

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”

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”

Enjoying the Elements at Magnificent Ruby Beach

On our recent trip to Lake Quinault, we stopped by Ruby Beach on Washington’s wild and rugged coast. We took the short trail down, stopping to look through the trees at the beach below, which was mostly socked in by fog. At the end… Continue Reading “Enjoying the Elements at Magnificent Ruby Beach”

A Peaceful Lake and a Magical Walk in the Rainforest – At Lake Quinault

Earlier this week we spent a few days at Lake Quinault and once again fell in love with the calm and beauty of the lake, and the magic of the rainforest. It was a perfect time to visit the Quinault Valley. We spent our… Continue Reading “A Peaceful Lake and a Magical Walk in the Rainforest – At Lake Quinault”

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