Tag: trees

Second Beach

Photos from a wonderful weekend camping at Second Beach, near La Push, Washington.

Lady Bird Johnson Grove Bridge

Two years ago today, I stood under a canopy of fog at the Lady Bird Johnson Grove of redwood trees near Orick, California.

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Stay Warm, Cold-Weather Friends

The cold weather today made me think of this photo from December when it snowed here in Seattle. It’s sunny and a brisk 31 degrees F outside now, but friends in Portland are digging out of a foot of snow from the last couple of days! Stay warm.

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Girl on the Rock

My daughter looks up on a gorgeous summer Saturday hike to Wallace Falls, outside Gold Bar, Washington. View this photo larger. If you like the work I do, please consider signing up for my low-volume newsletter that I use to announce new projects, items, and giveaways that I think my readers would be interested in.

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Camping Under Stars

We signed up for the Family Camp at Northwest Trek, which includes a single overnight camp, access to the park after-hours, a special tram tour to see the animals, and a hot breakfast the next morning. I took advantage of the clear (and hot) weather to set up my tripod after everyone had gone to ...

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Density: Redwoods Panorama

One of the things that’s hard to wrap your mind around in the Redwoods, especially on a first visit, is just how dense these massive forests are. This is a panorama stitched from 13 photos, shot at Stout Grove near Jededih Smith Redwood State Park Campground. Be sure to view this one larger at Flickr ...

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Back to the Cherry Blossoms

When you’re a freelance writer, it’s easy to get caught up in deadlines and projects and article pitches and finances and taxes and everything else. On Monday I escaped the computer briefly to visit the University of Washington for the second time in as many weeks, because it’s also important to get away from all ...

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Cherry Blossoms at the University of Washington

Click any photo to view it larger, the way it wants to be seen. My wife and I had planned to visit the Quad at the University of Washington over the weekend to see the cherry trees, which are at full blossom right now. Unfortunately, a persistent cold and chilly, rainy weather kept us inside. ...