Tag: Cascade Mountains

They’re apparently making me share Mt. Rainier…

I have a confession: in our two years here in Washington state, I have started to think of Mt. Rainier as mine. Yes, I know that Mt. Rainier is a national park and, under duress, I will share it with America and the rest… Continue Reading “They’re apparently making me share Mt. Rainier…”

Mt. Rainier National Park – aka How we spent our Saturday morning

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… Continue Reading “Mt. Rainier National Park – aka How we spent our Saturday morning”

Washington sights – Gold Creek Pond

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… Continue Reading “Washington sights – Gold Creek Pond”

Not-wordless Wednesday – White River along Chinook Pass Scenic Byway

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… Continue Reading “Not-wordless Wednesday – White River along Chinook Pass Scenic Byway”

If I could be anywhere right now…

I’d be inside one of these:                   which would be parked here:                   while it did this outside: