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A Pacific Northwest Taste of Monuments

Welcome new readers! If you’ve ever visited Monument Valley in Utah or watched a John Ford Western, you’ve seen the towering buttes shimmering above the heat-soaked landscape. The early morning light making the colors pop red and orange. We didn’t … Continue reading

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Moose on the Loose

This probably never happens to you. My better half and I spent a vacation with some friends from Florida. We took them on a whirl wind trip sweeping through four U.S. state, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. After leaving Yellowstone … Continue reading

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Narada Falls, Mount Rainier National Park

The Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier National Park, past Longmire—Park Service headquarters, not the television show—on the way to Paradise, will lead to Narada Falls. The parking lot leads to a bridge over the falls. On the far side of … Continue reading

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Banks Lake, The Early Boater Catches the Sunrise

There’s nothing like a cool morning boat ride when the day promises to be in the 100’s. That would be 38 degrees C to the rest of the world. A light, cool breeze ripples the water. Just enough sunlight to … Continue reading

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Frosty Lake in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains

Just because it says summer on the calendar, doesn’t mean Mother Earth isn’t going to throw a curve ball. A high lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. How about a little frost to cool summer’s heat? Have a great weekend. … Continue reading

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Banks Lake, Washington State

Before the sun rose. Before the birds sang. Before the lake threw off its morning covers. This monolith cast its shadow across the lapping waters. Have a great weekend. Ciao, Fannie

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Wearing a Golden Mantle

Last weekend we ventured into the grandeur of Oregon state’s only national park, Crater Lake. Once I step onto the soil, the tingling starts in my feet and moves up to my stomach. Butterflies pirouette up my spine. The impossible … Continue reading

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Sunrise over Sun Lake, Washington

Sunrise over Sun Lake, Washington, U.S.A. I’m sure there’s a cliche in there somewhere. This sunrise smelled of wild sage, sweet grass, a fresh-water lake, dewy earth and a hot cup of coffee. Where ever your travels take you, have … Continue reading

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Fire Season is in Full Swing

For those of you in the United States, I hope you had a wonderful Independence Day yesterday and enjoyed the fireworks. Speaking of fireworks, on Monday, June 3, my better half traveled through eastern Washington State on a business trip. … Continue reading

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The Magic of Dusk

Life sometimes offers up unexpected opportunities. My better half and I celebrated our 24th wedding anniversary in May. From our wedding day to this year, we’ve only spent one anniversary together. The other 23 sent him many places around the … Continue reading

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