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Trains and Ospreys

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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Pleasures of the Columbia River Gorge – Part II

Mount Hood as seen from the Columbia River Gorge Continuing on my journey along the Columbia River, I headed back west along the gorge from the east side of the Cascades in Washington State. By the way, the Columbia River … Continue reading

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Pleasures of the Columbia River Gorge – Part I

Ah … summer in the Pacific Northwest! It just doesn’t get any better than this—or so it seems. The traditional “June gloom” on the West coast is nowhere to be seen this week. I’m no fool, and so I took … Continue reading

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Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park

The warm temperatures of the past weekend prompted me to head over the mountains to an even warmer spot … the deserts of eastern WA. Along the way, it was interesting to pass through various topographies—from snowy mountain passes, frozen … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of Feathers and Fur

I figured this was problably the last weekend at Mount Rainier National Park to enjoy the blazing autumn colors at the Paradise area because the weather has been getting cooler and rainier, and the dustings of snow in the park have … Continue reading

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