Tag: Washington State

Flaming Geyser State Park, A Missing Flame and Steelhead in Training

In the middle of a rainy April we picked the sunniest day for a walk at Flaming Geyser State Park where instead of a flame we found a flowing river, luscious forest and steelhead in  training – who knew there was such a thing?…

Dazzled by the Tulips at Roozengaarde

I was completely dazzled at the Tulip Festival this week and thought I’d share a few more pictures I took at Roozengaarde Farms. According to their website, “William Roozen emigrated from Holland in 1947 with years of experience in the bulb industry and started…

Tis the Season for Tulips

Yes indeed.  The Tulip Festival in the Skagit Valley is in full swing and the fields were an explosion of color yesterday and we were happy to visit under mostly sunny skies without rain or mud in this so very rainy month of April….

A Walk through Bellingham fueled by Rockets

I know you’ve been waiting so here’s the final story from our road trip last month that included Skagit daffodils, Fairhaven, and Western Washington University (here’s that story in case you missed it, though you probably didn’t.) Bellingham remains a special place to me…

Walks and Trails at Mt. Rainier National Park

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Walks, Trails and Sidewalks,  I looked back at some of my favorite walks and trails at Mt. Rainier National Park. You won’t find too many views from the beaten path like this one at Sunrise. Only one at a…

A Walk through Fairhaven and Western Washington University

Call me sentimental. But last week’s road trip to Bellingham was a walk back in time. It started when we headed north from Seattle,  passing through the daffodils of the beautiful Skagit Valley. (Tulips are up next in the Valley and that needs another…

A Capitol Tour of the Other Washington

The Other Washington – that’s us – the beautiful,  most northwestern state in the United States of America.  Olympia is Washington’s capital and that’s where I’m going to take you in this post.  Though I’ve been to Olympia many times,  I’d only been inside…

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