Living in a place where the earth and the sky meet in the form of snow covered peaks has humbled me these past nine months. It’s impossible not to feel like you’re just one speck of dust on this grand earth when standing in a grove where the trees are as tall as skyscrapers. Continue reading “Mt. Rainier National Park – aka How we spent our Saturday morning”
Welcome to one of my new favorite places, Gold Creek Pond. Elevation 3000 feet and nearby to Snoqualmie Pass, which is one of the few ways to get to and from Seattle over the Cascade range. One of the most beautiful places I’ve seen since we moved to Washington! (more pictures under the cut)
We took a rambling trip today to explore the new region we’ve been calling home these past 7 months. We meandered down to Tacoma and then over to Olympia, where we stopped for lunch. Continue reading “Well crud… I think my camera is now obsolete”
The thing I love most about living in a new area is that we get to be explorers. Especially here in Washington, where hundreds of miles of untapped wilderness is just a very short drive.
My schedule is different this week because I’m working the “late” shift (12p-9p), but I’m working from home, so my mornings are free. We decided to explore and we ended up down on the Chinook Pass Scenic Byway. Continue reading “Not-wordless Wednesday – White River along Chinook Pass Scenic Byway”
The snow-capped peaks of the Olympic Mountains in the distance, and Puget Sound in the foreground. (Photo under the cut.)