Category: Travel

Articles about places we visit, how we got there, and what we saw.

May Day

Yesterday was May 1st. May Day. Yesterday was also a georgeous day for a drive and a perfect day to complete a project our Grandaughter, Skylar’s teacher assigned to us. (Us? Assignment?) So Skylar’s class has just finished reading the tale of Flat Stanley….

Burn Out

Mutnomah Falls survived the Eagle Creek Fire. Don’t know that it can survive the onslaught of the unthinking public.

North Head Lighthouse

Cape Disappointment

Palouse Falls in Winter

No matter how you flip the photo, vertical or horizontal, Palouse Falls after a long cold spell is quite spectacular. It is a journey From Bonney Lake to Palouse Falls – it is a journey – 251 miles – about 4 hours on a…

A Question…

We were in Florida for the first two weeks of December. It was great! The first week was at Cape Canaveral. It was quiet because … well because it was the first week of December. The locals thought it was cold – lows of…

Aspen Groves

Kentucky Alleyne Provincial Park Our featured image is of the a young and an old Ponderosa Pine surrounded by a copse of Aspens in their fall finery. There is something about the two pine trees that speaks to me. The location in general… Well…

Otter Creek Road

Liddy and I drove south from Merritt, BC, to Princeton, BC, along backroads to find fall colors and Aspens.

Othello Tunnels

When driving east from Vancouver, BC, it is likely you will take Highway 5 and climb up over the Coquihalla Pass. If you can, take a moment to visit the Othello Tunnels. They are an engineering masterpiece, in a stunning river canyon.

Palouse Straw

Harvesting straw for pulp in the Palouse.