Trip to the South: Washington DC

Dates of Visit: September 28-30, 2019 Carla and her sister have been planning a trip to the South for about half a year now. We started in Washington, DC, and as of this writing we have been down to Williamsburg, the Outer Banks, Wilmington, North Carolina. Later we’ll hit Charleston, SC; Savannah, GA, then turn… Continue reading Trip to the South: Washington DC

Olympic Rain Forest

Date: May 30, 2019 We woke up to another beautiful, sunny day; we had homemade granola with yogurt and fruit for breakfast and were soon ready for our adventure. Carla and Linda found a tour of the rain forest and old homesteads around Lake Quinault. The small bus picked us up – along with about… Continue reading Olympic Rain Forest

Smoky Sunset at Hood Canal

If you live in the western U.S. or follow my blog you know we’ve had a hot, dry, smoky summer. Wildfires are burning in California, Oregon, and British Columbia. For about a week we had unhealthy air here in Portland. We’ve had burning eyes, irritated noses and the like.¬†We are lucky enough to get invited… Continue reading Smoky Sunset at Hood Canal

Trains at Ridgefield, Washington

April 11, 2015 Carla was at the coast with her bunco friends for the weekend so I was looking for something to keep me out of trouble. I quickly settled on a quick trip north of Vancouver, Washington on the edge of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge to do some train watching. It’s about a… Continue reading Trains at Ridgefield, Washington