Wildflowers Framing Mount Rainier

I wasn’t planning on being here, originally Kirk and I loaded up the van and went up to the mountains and around Eastern Washington to explore new places. It was too hot to get out much – heck it is still too hot here…

Slowly on the PCT

Sometimes a quick hike is needed (and by quick I don’t mean fast, rather….a mostly unplanned/last-minute/let’s get in the van and go hike). So we did our morning appointments and chores, and then headed for the mountains for a few hours, making the trailhead…

Summer Solstice at A Stormy Sunrise

Weather can be a fun thing when it comes to Tahoma (Mt. Rainier). She very much decides to make her own. We were sitting in the back yard on Sunday, being that it was Father’s Day, and on a lark decided that if it…