Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Seattle

'Once you find that inspiration, you shouldn't be afraid to follow it. Because anything is possible.'-Dave Grohl I apologize about the very long delay in posting the conclusion of my Adventures in the Pacific Northwest trip! I finally moved into my new place in Spokane and immediately left for Nashville, Tennessee-truly one of the greatest … Continue reading Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Seattle

Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Mount Rainier National Park

'Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest.'-John Muir After our morning at Mount St. Helens, B and I planned on meeting up again at Mount Rainier National Park, about two and a half hours away. We would not meet each other, ha! I … Continue reading Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Mount Rainier National Park

Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Mount St. Helens

'At the same time, there's something magnificent about volcanoes; they created the atmosphere that we need for breathing.'-Werner Herzog If you have read my blog, you will know that I have a fascination with volcanoes. This dates back to when I was quite small and watched a National Geographic video on the 'Ring of Fire' … Continue reading Adventures in the Pacific Northwest: Mount St. Helens

Adventures in Oregon: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument

'The desert, when the sun comes up...I couldn't tell where heaven stopped and the Earth began.'-Tom Hanks One of the hidden gems of Central and Eastern Oregon is the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. That an area like this exists is remarkable! The (free) park is actually three locations, Sheep Rock, Painted Hills, and … Continue reading Adventures in Oregon: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument