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When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees.

February 22, 2022

:: COACHELLA VALLEY

when stuck in the doldrums of a Seattle winter and in dire need of a respite and some sunshine (Seattle winters can get rather...

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October 27, 2021

:: WENATCHEE

is there really an apple capital of the world? you bet your sweet honey crisp there is…it’s the town of Wenatchee! my...

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September 23, 2021

:: GOTHIC BASIN

mystifying. mind blowing. fomo inducing. jaw dropping. it’s easy to run out of superlatives to describe the endless beauty of...

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September 15, 2021

:: BIG HEART LAKE

had it really been seven whole years since my last backpacking adventure? to be honest I was a bit nervous about the idea...

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August 15, 2021

:: FAMILY GATHERING 2021

another year, another EPIC Frasier/Casertano/Lucier/Williams/Smith family gathering! we had to switch gears for this trip: the original plan was to head north to...

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June 19, 2021

:: CANNON BEACH

it’d had been a few years since visiting the Oregon coast, but my brother gave me an invite to come down to his wife’s...

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April 23, 2021

:: COLUMBIA WILDLIFE REFUGE

Over a warm April weekend I pulled together my car camping kit, kayak and SUP (stand up paddleboard) for a fun getaway to the...

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March 23, 2021

:: METHOW VALLEY

Living in the Northwest for almost 3 decades and not (I think?) ever visiting the Methow Valley seemed like an absolute crime, so I...

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