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In the State of Washington, even the most red politicians are green

Environmentalism is the philosophy that the Earth is like a ship far out in the middle of the ocean, and if there’s a fire we should make an effort to put it out on the grounds that we have no where else to go! 99 more words

Travel Thursday - Mount Rainier National Park (Warning - photo intensive post)

The excitement about doing this post has been building all week.  People often ask what was our favorite place on the trip. Whereas I cannot name just one place, Mount Rainier holds a special place in my heart.   1,297 more words


Fresh morning

Sharing this picture taken at Mount Rainier National Park for the Weekly Photo Challenge.

For all those who know me, I am back from my trip. 29 more words


Right on, Rainier: a ski jaunt up and down the Fuhrer Finger

NOTE: All photos/videos current to route conditions as of March 5/6, 2015.

Unfolding on layers of rock, or ice, or the accumulated winters of a snowfield, geology and weather can be so patient.  1,659 more words

Ski Mountaineering

The Wonderland Diaries: Exploring the Enchanting East Side

The east side of Mount Rainier was the final four-day segment of our Wonderland adventure, and, in many ways, it felt like we had saved the best for last. 2,545 more words

Nature Photography

5 Day Challenge: Day 2 (Refreshed)


Atmosphere clear, bright

seeps into my skin and bones

Up on Mount Rainier 83 more words


5 Day Challenge: Day 1 (a.k.a. Britta Bottle is Back and Ready for Action!)

I’m back from spring break and ready to share some stories and pictures!

Incidentally, a couple weeks ago, I was nominated for the 5 day picture challenge by Amy from… 915 more words