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About northwestphotos

A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store, http://www.zazzle.com/northwestphotos.

A Visit to Mount Rainier National Park

I recently paid a visit to Mount Rainier National Park, Washington. I had been waiting until the meadow wildflowers were in full bloom. I was not disappointed. I visited on a weekday, as it is not wise to visit the … Continue reading

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Prehistoric Botanical Exhibit

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? The W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory, located in Tacoma, Washington, has a summer exhibit titled Dig It: Prehistoric Plants. It reminds me of a miniature version of Jurassic World. While … Continue reading

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Espying Mount Rainier Through the Clouds

Some days are great; some days not so great. I am referring to visiting Mount Rainier National Park and actually being able to see the mountain in its full glory. I always check out the live web cam first before … Continue reading

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Return to Heronswood Garden

A month ago I visited Heronswood Garden, located in Port Gamble, Washington. It was my first time visiting, and I had promised myself to return in a month to view changes in the seasonal blooms. All I can say is, … Continue reading

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Late Spring Blooms

Just when you thought spring blooms were over, up pops some of the most beautiful flowers of the season! Mid to late spring brings colorful blooms such as Wisteria, Lilies, Poppies, Peonies and more. Paeonia lactiflora Paeonia lactiflora Himalayan Blue … Continue reading

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