Category: Travel

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

Mt Rainier Sunset

The plan was… Drive up to Tipsoo Lake and check out the wildflowers. Continue south to Stevens Canyon Road. Visit Silver Falls, move on to Paradise to shoot wildflowers. Double back to Reflection Lake to get a sunset shot of the mountain. That was…

Street Shooting

Saturday saw Liddy and I in the company of a bunch of Tacoma Photographic Society Photo Nuts. We all hopped on the Link Light Rail at Angle Lake Station and rode up to Westlake where we spent the morning on the street.†

Going Wild

Woke up the other day to see a light fog outside the window. After rinsing the eyeballs to make sure that wasn’t the problem we jumped in the Prius and ran down to Sumner Meadows to see if we could find a shot.

Tipsoo Lake, Late May

Mt Rainier in the Spring is stunning with its pristine white dress of snow. I love to drive up to Chinook Pass shortly after the highway (Washington SR 410) is reopened after a long cold winter. It is one of the more Picturesque highways…

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…