Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #231: Favorite Photos of 2022

Unlike Tina, we had no problems with Covid restrictions last year, so we traveled when and where we wanted to.  In April we drove to Colorado and back for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar.  It was a wonderful springtime trip, and we traversed numerous mountain ranges on the way, starting with the Cascades in …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #222: The Mountains are Calling

You know, it does help to live in a place with mountains on all sides, like we do in Western Washington.  To the West are the Olympic Mountains. This photo was taken years ago, from the deck of a Washington State Ferry, just shy of the Kingston Ferry dock on Puget Sound. To the East …

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First day on the road. East.

Day one was a sunny cool one. First stop after leaving home was Starbucks in Issaquah for a Frappuccino. Yum!! Over Snoqualmie Pass. Snoqualmie Summit I-90 to rest area outside Ellensburg at Indian John Hill. Great view of the Stuart Range from the rest stop. Next stop at Sand Hollow on the east side of …

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Lens-Artists Challenge #107 Winter

I like Winter.  I went to Minnesota to grad school in the early 1970s, and I quickly decided I much preferred winter to summer (98 degrees, 98% humidity-ugh!).  In Minnesota, winter is bitter cold, with temperatures as low as -45 at night, but the sun is shining most days.  There's no more beautiful sight than …

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