Monthly Archives: April 2015

Favorite Spots from the Year #6: Puget Island, WA

         So, one of the clear favorites from this adventure was a place called Puget Island. You will all say that you know where it is because, of course, it’s in the Puget Sound region. This is … Continue reading

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Keep Walking

Source: spielkkind You’re going to go down that road whether you like it or not. You can either go like a squealing pig to the slaughter or you can muster as much grace as is in you and WALK …and … Continue reading

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Playful Experimentation

Experimentation.  Another form of rules, structure, guidelines for playing around – for trying new things…and attempting to figure out the impact of changes on your life and whether or not you want to keep them around. It’s a way to … Continue reading

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Within the Madness

If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on … Continue reading

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Favorite Spots from the Year #5: Cape Flattery

From the northwesternmost point of the contiguous United States… Cape Flattery, in Washington State Come to the edge. – We might fall. Come to the edge. – It’s too high. Come to the edge. And they came. And he pushed. And … Continue reading

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Favorite Spots from the Year #4

     And then there were sights like these. I can’t tell you where… they were nowhere in particular. They helped me respond to some questions from you, but mostly those coming from me. Sometimes the answers were here; and … Continue reading

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Favorite Spots from the Year #3: Saltery Bay to Earl’s Cove

No one warned me about this one. Just another little ferry ride from one place to the next. I’ve always been well prepared for the beautiful views on any and all of these crossings, but none were anywhere near as … Continue reading

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Favorite Spots from the Year #2: Painted Hills

And the artistry continues with my second pick for “Favorite Spot from the Year“…the John Day Fossil Beds – Painted Hills Unit. These magnificent mounds of blanketed Technicolor are located about 2 hours from Bend, Oregon. Part of the larger … Continue reading

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Favorite Spots from the Year

I just sat myself down and said…ok, you don’t get to look at your pictures, your notes, your daily calendars and schedules… just sit here, close your eyes and think back over the year. What are the places that stand … Continue reading

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A Year of Stanley – Part 2

Part 2 of the series to celebrate Stanley (my travel partner) and all of his mischievous ways. We both hope that his antics will bring you some little smiles! Well, here we go. At some point during the year, there was concern from … Continue reading

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