Nolte State Park

Nolte State Park

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Nolte State Park is a tiny state park, on the edge of South-East King County, just a few miles down the road from us, in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in Washington State. It is a great park because it is close in, and has a nifty loop trail around Deep Lake. The park itself […]

Short Ramblings with Wee Ones

Short Ramblings with Wee Ones

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On a drizzly grey morning what is the point of a long drive? Maybe I might see a better set of trails, but on the other hand, there won’t be views. But more, the kids simply don’t care if we hike locally or a 100 miles away. A trail is the same to them! So […]

The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

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Having a dry morning, I got the kids dressed and took them on a rambling through a local park, in our town of Maple Valley. Kirk and I got married in this arboretum, yet I realized it had been far too many years since I walked the trails that wind through it. But that is […]

Spring Hiking In The Local Woods

Spring Hiking In The Local Woods

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So much nice weather this past few days! I couldn’t stay inside and waste it. Saturday I took all 3 boys and we walked on the local Green to Cedar River trail, with walker and Alistaire leading – A few tunnels always makes wee ones happy. Especially if you make choo-choo noises Flowers everywhere, so […]