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Sun’s Out; Mountain’s Out

The sun is out, and the mountain is out! Just got back from a morning trip to Mount Rainier National Park, Washington to check out the Paradise Meadows wildflower blooming status. As it stands, the wildflower peak bloom has not … Continue reading

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My Personal Walden

I took advantage of what was probably our last spell of warm, sunny weather this past weekend here in the Puget Sound region. I returned to the Bloedel Preserve located on Bainbridge Island that I had initially visited in August. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday National Parks Service

Today is the US National Parks Service 96th birthday! To help celebrate, all national parks entrance fees are waived for the day. To celebrate, I traveled to Olympic National Park, just a two hour drive from my locale. I decided … Continue reading

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Spring’s a Little Slow to Start

High up at  Mount Rainier National Park’s Paradise Meadows, spring is a little bit slow to start. I like to think of the classic jazz melody, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year. And, this year is no exception … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Encounter

I checked out some walking trails today along the Puget Sound shore located adjacent to the Chambers Bay Golf Course. Actually, the trails circumnavigate around the whole course. One couldn’t ask for a more beautiful location and view of the … Continue reading

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