Mt Rainier

Mt Rainier

I awoke one morning in Seattle with Mt Rainier staring at my. It had beckoned before but this morning I answered it’s summons. I got on line and booked a climbing expedition with RMI. The next month while back in China working I prayed that the weather would be….

The Cascades.

The Cascades.

Hiking in the Cascades. What amazing weather we have had in Washington this summer. I had the chance to visit the Columbia river gorge (previous post) in eastern Washington and last week I hiked along the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT) starting from Snoqualmie Pass all they way up to the top of Chikamin Peak. We camped the first night at….

Skate Park

Skate Park

The skate park up on Capital Hill where I took my nephews is fun for all ages. This guy almost jumped over my head. Pretty cool in my book. Every time I go to a skate park I think, if only I had a few speed lights I could cook up some magic lighting. I will have to bring them next time. Not just speed lights but my HSS set up for the Sony A7RII. If your into Sony camera’s or any others for that matter this is a….

Whale Encounters

Whale Encounters

Killer whales up close. Last weekend I went up to the San Juan islands in search of whales. I hopped on a boat in Anacortes and sailed south for a few hours. Somewhere in the Puget Sound near Port Townsend we found three….

Washington State

Washington State

I have spent the last two weeks hanging out here in Washington with family which is always a treat. We spent a few days out in eastern Washington along the meandering Columbia river in wine country. Staying at the infamous….