The Joy of Color in Spring! The Skagit Valley is a favorite destination in April and May – from early daffodil fields, to glorious fields of multi color ribbons, and fabulous display gardens such as these found at Roozengaarde in Mount Vernon, WA.
Photo of the Week: The view from Everett, WA looking out over the jetty at Port Gardner and onto the Olympic mountain range, is simply magical. January 2023 – Photo by Cindy Shebley via Flickr
The Skagit Valley in northern Washington is known world-wide for its fields of tulips, but they are preceded by the earlier arriving fields of daffodils in mid March. Just as cheery and less frequented by crowds, the fields of daffodils are a springtime balm for a winter-weary soul. … Read More
A cold and etherial January on the Oregon Coast. Photo taken by Doug Donaldson
Taken in December 2022, Thomas Creek sparkled in a fresh coat of snow. A tributary of the Santiam River, Thomas Creek travels about 35 miles from the slopes of Mt. Jefferson towards Stayton, Scio, and Jordan. Photo credit: Bonnie Moreland.
Explore Fort Clatsop – the winter home of Lewis & Clark near modern day Astoria, Oregon and let your inner child discover something beyond the blanket “forts” built in the living room. See how life was for the explorers during an unusually damp and chilly winter.