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I hope everyone had a great Christmas and a Happy New Year. I traveled down to Northern California to spend the holidays with family and found some time to take a few photos. These images were taken at the Russian Gulch State Park. Again, hoping for a dramatic sunset over the Pacific Ocean, I was met with almost clear skies. However, the waves were around four to five feet at times which… Read More

It looks like summer is coming to an end in the Pacific Northwest. Blue skies are few and far between and the leaves are starting to fall off the trees. These photos are of an approaching storm, which dumped about 5 inches of rain in two days.  Yep, there’s a reason it’s called the rain forest. I was fortunate that the tide was low and the rain didn’t start until I was done taking these… Read More

This river is at the bottom of the Falls View Canyon Trail. From the parking lot to the bottom of the canyon is about 0.5 miles. This is a steep (10-20% grade) but well maintained trail. After reaching the bottom there is an easy 1 mile loop along the river.

Driving up the road to the Hoh Rain Forest the first thing we see is a herd of Elk. We actually had to stop the car so they could cross in front of us. Very majestic animals. We arrived early at the park and decided to walk the Hall of Mosses trail. With a yearly total of 140 to 170 inches of rain each year it’s easy to see how the moss… Read More

I was hoping to post a photo of Crater Lake National Park but when I arrived the crater was completely filled with clouds and the lake wasn’t visible.  There was also about 6′ of snow everywhere, which would have probably made for a great photo.  After waiting for about an hour I decided to head back down the hill because it was also starting to snow.  Maybe next time. So instead, here… Read More

Welcome to my new blog.  My goal is to post a new photo each month (or more) which might include information about where and how the image was taken.  From there we’ll see where it goes.  So for now, welcome and thank you for visiting my blog.