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A Volcano and a Movie

Mount St Helens Volcano and memorial as seen from Johnston Ridge I spent a day at the Mount St Helens Volcano National Monument this past week to catch up on the latest activities at the Johnston Ridge Observatory located 5 miles from … Continue reading

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Paradise Defined

Today was a most beautiful day here in the Pacific Northwest, and what better way to have relished it by visiting the Paradise area at Mt Rainier National Park! I mean…it was a picture perfect day in the mountain park: … Continue reading

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Groovin in the Gorge

One of the neatest things about living in the Pacific Northwest states of Washington and Oregon is the variety of topography and climates. There’s a little of everything for everybody….from coastline to mountain to desert. If you don’t like the … Continue reading

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Return to Mount St Helens

Spring Wildflowers and Mt St Helens Today, some 30 years after the eruption of Mt St Helens, life is flourishing in the blast zone. Out of the ash, life returned. I can recall when the blast zone was first reopened to … Continue reading

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