Month: September 2012

Day Sixteen – September 25, 2012


Tonight I sit looking at an incredible railroad bridge in Railroad Bridge Park that crosses the Dungeness River here in Sequim (pronounced “Skwim”). The bridge is incredibly built from giant beams from the big ass trees up here. The bridge is actually part of…

Day Fifteen – September 24, 2012


I hated to leave this place today, but I have to try to go a bit further in order to get to my new place early enough to get things done before I start. I really had thought about doing a hike today and…

Day Fourteen – September 23, 2012


Tonight I sit on the banks of the Hoh River in Olympic National Park – one more place I can check off of my bucket list! It is a milky blue-gray from the glacial deposits and is quite relaxing to be camping next to….

Day Thirteen – September 22, 2012


Tonight I write from my iPad on the shores of Lake Quinault, pictured above. I have enough 3G service to post to the blog, but the app on here is quite a different beast than the web app so I will have to fix…

Day Twelve – September 21, 2012


She bitch-slapped the Pacific Northwest and caused destruction beyond comprehension. Trees were SCORCHED BARE up to 17 miles away. Enough ash was thrown out to fill a football field 150 MILES high. Mt. St. Helens – it has always had a fascination to me….

Day Eleven – September 20, 2012


Today was a leisurely travel day to go a short hop and not really too much to write about. The driving distances won’t be as much now that I am in my new home state. Not a very good night’s sleep last night so…

Day Ten – September 19, 2012


I am sitting in Mt. Rainier NP writing this edition. I ended up with a campsite in the Park next to a beautiful river. The Douglas Firs surrounding me are probably 100 feet tall minimum, and are probably 3 – 5 feet wide at…

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