Warning- Wildlife Beyond This Point! (Jasper National Park)

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

Pleased to wake to yet another day of sunshine, the girls and I wrapped up our morning routine and hit the road yet again. This time for a day trip out to Miette Hot Springs with plans of hiking Utopia … Continue reading

Side Trip… Mount Robson and Kinney Lake

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It is amazing to me that I am still so far behind on journaling my travels here on my site. Granted I’ve been very busy with other things, but a big part of my delay is that I had so … Continue reading

More of Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

After so many days of rain leading up to my arrival I was grateful as can be to wake up to blue skys and sunshine on my second morning in Jasper National Park! Since I had no hook-ups where I … Continue reading

Banff National Park (part 2)

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Banff National Park has been on my “must see” list for as long as I can remember. It was at the top of the list when planning my long journey through western Canada, with Lake Louise the first sub-heading under it. … Continue reading

Banff National Park (part 1)

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My apologies once again for my long silence. Now that I’m settled down a bit and have my head clear I’m back to blogging. I have so many incredible stories and images to share from Canada it makes my head … Continue reading

OH… Canada! Starting in the Okanagan Valley

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Before diving into my Okanagan Valley post I have to say that I have my work cut out for me… sharing my adventures through Canada. I’m now five weeks in to my seven week journey here, and I’ve seen and … Continue reading

Washington… Home to My Heart

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Although I have not lived in Washington for more than thirty years it has remained home to my heart, and always draws me back… sometimes with a deep longing that is almost hard to describe. It is the place of … Continue reading

Northern California

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Come away, Oh human child To the waters and the wild.  –Yeats After leaving the coast I spent a few days visiting several dear friends in the Bay area and in Sacramento before continuing up the highway toward Lassen Volcanic … Continue reading

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks

Sequoia National Park

After rounding the southern end of the Sierras and working my way through a week long self imposed lock-down in Bakersfield I merrily rolled along toward Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. I have yet to figure out if this … Continue reading

Alabama Hills and the Eastern Sierras

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Wow! That was the first word that went through my mind (and most likely out of my mouth) when I rounded a bend in the road and saw Alabama Hills for the first time. As I mentioned in my last … Continue reading