Monthly Archives: May 2009

Spring is FINALLY in control!

This was taken at an overlook, just downhill from Paradise on the way to Longmire yesterday. The western end of the Tatoosh Range is on the left-hand side of the picture. There is still a lot of snow on the … Continue reading

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Funky Tree

I found this tree growing along the Kautz Creek trail last weekend. This area has been subject to flooding, mudslides, erosion, etc. for decades (probably centuries, but I haven’t seen records for before 1947’s flood). What do you think caused … Continue reading

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It’s Been A While…

I’m a bit punchy this morning; 6 out of the past 7 days have been trail days for me; 5 of which, I’ve had no less than 26 people trailing me behind me. I am exhausted!Today is supposed to be … Continue reading

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What to write about?

I haven’t had much motivation to write anything lately. We work in a beautiful area, and spring is finally taking hold. The tulips were blooming in the garden next to the post office in Elbe this morning. Cherry trees and … Continue reading

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Rubus spectabilis

It’s getting close to Salmonberry time! The brambles are blooming here at park HQ!

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A Little RAK

Some people tell me how lucky I am to be living on the doorstep of a great National Park. The scenery is stunning (when clouds aren’t obscuring the peaks 😉 ), but in some ways, I am a bit cut … Continue reading

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