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40th Anniversary of the Mount St Helens Volcano Eruption

It’s been 40 years since the cataclysmic eruption of the Mount St Helens Volcano, located in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State. I was living about 80 miles north of the volcano and can remember watching the plume of ash … 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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From Wide Open Spaces to Mountain Scenery

It’s been a very busy, past two weeks, with all the traveling and sight-seeing I’ve been doing. Things are back to normal now. The last few places visited involved both wide open spaces and also a bit of mountain scenery. … Continue reading

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Sightseeing by Train

This will be the last in my latest series of travel posts revolving around my recent train trip across the country. If one has the time and inclination, it’s the most relaxing way to see America’s beautiful landscape. Of course, … Continue reading

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Mountain Hopping

Seems like I’ve been hopping from one mountain to another lately. First, Rainier, and now I just came back from a trip to the Mount Hood, Oregon and Mount Adams, Washington areas. Guess you can call me “mountain woman.” At … Continue reading

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