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Journeys Around Seattle, #62: Mt. Rainier - Mowich Lake & Spray Park

July 22, 2015 - In my explorations of Mt. Rainier, until now, I'd only been to Paradise and Sunrise. These are the two most popular visi...
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A Weekend Trip to Bellingham

July 08, 2015 - Over Independence Day weekend, Lisa and I drove up to the seaside town of Bellingham, about an hour and a half north of...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #60: Mt. Rainier - Paradise

June 18, 2015 - This week, Lisa and I paid a visit to Mt. Rainier National Park. Our target hike was the Bench and Snow Lakes Trail, an...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #59: Big Four Ice Caves

June 12, 2015 - On Thursday, Lisa and I drove up to Big Four Mountain, a couple hours north of Seattle in the Central Cascades. I've don...
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Backpacking on the Beach

June 02, 2015 - Last weekend, Lisa and I drove out to one of the most isolated parts of the Washington state coastline, on the Olympic P...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #57: Mt. Si

April 18, 2015 - A couple days ago, Lisa and I did a dayhike to the top of Mount Si. The trail is an 8 mile round trip (4 miles in and 4...
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Three States, Five Days, and 1,300 Miles: A Spring Break Road Trip

April 01, 2015 - A couple weeks ago, my girlfriend Lisa took a week off from her internship, to correspond with the Spring Break of her g...
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A Trip to the Rainforest

March 06, 2015 - Last weekend, for the third year, I joined Patrick Swenson's excellent Rainforest Writers Village, out by the shore of L...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #54: Discovery Park (North Side)

January 19, 2015 - Even though 2014 is over and done, I did say I might still post an occasional "Journeys Around Seattle" entry. And today...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #49: Mercer Slough

December 16, 2014 - Mercer Slough Nature Park is a large area of wetlands on the eastern shore of Lake Washington, in Bellevue. It's crisscr...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #45: Squak Mountain State Park

November 05, 2014 - This was my first photoblog entry after coming back from Asia-- it's good to be back. Last weekend Lisa and I made a sp...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #34: Mt. Rainier - Sunrise

August 07, 2014 - A few days I went hiking with a couple of friends near Sunrise Point, on the east side of Mt. Rainier. Specifically, we...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #29: Montlake

July 07, 2014 - The day after Independence Day, Lisa and I went walking around the neighborhood of Montlake. Montlake is not to be confu...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #26: Monte Cristo

June 21, 2014 - A couple of weeks ago, I posted the 23rd entry in Journeys Around Seattle, in which we saw some of the sights in the cen...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #23: Darrington & Central Cascades

June 07, 2014 - On Thursday, I drove up to the Central Cascades with a hiking buddy, with the goal of hiking in four miles to the old de...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #22: Olympic National Park (Elwha River Area)

June 02, 2014 - This weekend, Lisa and I took the ferry from Seattle across to Bainbridge Island and the Olympic Peninsula. Our destinat...
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Journeys Around Seattle, #2: Cougar Mountain

January 08, 2014 - On a clear, cold Sunday-- the first Sunday of 2014, in fact-- we took our cameras to Cougar Mountain, a Regional Wildlan...
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