Category Archives: Photography

These posts are about our photography.

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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Moving On

Today was our day to leave Arizona and see what Utah has to offer. We drove north from Flagstaff to Marble Canyon, which we had visited a couple of days ago. California condors and rafters were on the river. We … Continue reading

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Marble Canyon

We thought about going to the Grand Canyon today. However, predictions were for 1-2 hour waits at the entrance, no parking, slow traffic. Instead we decided to go to the part of Grand Canyon National Park that fewer people visit … Continue reading

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Next Destination – Flagstaff, Arizona

Today we packed our bags and left our Worldmark condo in Santa Fe. Six hours later we were at Walnut Canyon National Monument just outside of Flagstaff. Although we have visited before, this unique cliff dwelling location always has something … Continue reading

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