Category Archives: Photography

These posts are about our photography.

29th Wedding Anniversary Camping Trip

We just returned from a week camping along the Columbia River. Our 29th wedding anniversary was so auspicious that a solar eclipse occurred on the very day! We stayed at one of our favorite campgrounds – Wanapum Campground at Ginko … Continue reading

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Hiking In The Hood

Today I was up at dawn to catch the sunrise. After breakfast we took a long walk in our neighborhood. After the rains of the last couple of days the flowers were abundant. We certainly do not have to look … Continue reading

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Amphitheater Hike

Yesterday we visited the site of a natural amphitheater. Although a short hike it is quite beautiful. I also met a couple of friendly Blue Tailed Skinks. Paul

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Jean’s Birthday

  I woke Jean up this morning with a rousing ukulele accompanied happy birthday sung with a Caribbean rhythm. Our resident sea gull joined in the chorus. Jean’s request for a birthday activity was a walk to and around Beacon … Continue reading

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End of A Vacation

Our summer camping trip came to an abrupt end today. Friday afternoon, while taking a  hike along the Nooksack River with friends Marc and Ace, Jean tripped on a rock and planted her face into the rocks. Since we were … Continue reading

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Painting at Deception Pass

Today we started at Ana Spit on the north end of Whidbey Island. Lots of birds greeted us and we took a walk with them. However the soft sand and piles of driftwood precluded lugging painting gear. That’s why we … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Day

We slept late, had a leisurely morning, and the spent the afternoon on top of Mt. Erie. The views are stunning with the Cascades to the east, islands to the south and west, and the Olympic Mtns. farther west. We … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

Picasso is loaded and hitched to our faithful Ford Escape and escaping we are. The heat finally arrived in Seattle and we are headed to (we hope) cooler places. First we will try close to the sea and then we … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon

Today involved more red rock canyons. We headed for Bryce Canyon National Park, stopped along the way at Red Canyon, spent several hours at Bryce, and drove a scenic route along the south edge of Cedar Breaks National Monument on … Continue reading

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Zion National Park

Visiting Zion today is a bit like visiting Disneyland – be prepared to ride crowded trams. Cars are not allowed! The transportation system works well, but is overcrowded most of the day. Parking is a problem even outside of the … Continue reading

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