Tag Archives: Pacific Northwest

Pilgrimage to Mount St Helens Volcano

Ranger led talk at Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St Helens It’s been 37 years since the eruption of the Mount St Helens Volcano, located in southwestern Washington State. And just about every year, it’s been almost like a religious routine … Continue reading

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The Art of Bonsai

Blossoming Plum Bonsai I recently visited the Pacific Bonsai Museum, located in Federal Way, Washington. Saturday, April 8th will be the opening celebration of a new exhibit called “Natives.” Below are a few photos I took of some of the … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemums Display

What to do on a drippy day in the Pacific Northwest? Here’s one suggestion: a trip to the W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory at Wright Park,  Tacoma. Their autumn exhibit consists of a beautiful display of Chrysanthemums and will be … Continue reading

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Autumn Colors in Mount Rainier National Park

I have been waiting for just the right moment to visit Mount Rainier National Park, to photograph the subalpine fall colors. This autumn season has started out spectacular and will continue to do so until the snow starts falling, which … Continue reading

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Coastal Olympic Peninsula

Boy, have I been a busy traveler this week! We’ve had splendid weather for several days, and I wanted to take advantage of it while it lasted. Those of you who live here, in the Pacific Northwest, know exactly what … Continue reading

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