Tag Archives: Washington Cascades

Paradise Meadows at Mount Rainier National Park

Just came back from Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State, from a day trip. Mount Rainier is the tallest of the volcanic peaks in the Cascade Range. I had wanted to see what the Paradise Meadows looked like after a … Continue reading

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Just One of the Mountain’s Moods

Mount Rainier “This is what we see when we look up at Rainier, the beauty, the horror, the awe, the unbelievability of size that confirms our own consequence on this earth. We look at the mountain, like god and can … 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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The Complete Mount St Helens Experience

Mount St Helens Volcano Yesterday, I visited the Windy Ridge area of the Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument. This area is located on the northeastern flank of the volcano and is the closest to the volcano that one can … Continue reading

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