Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #150: Let’s Get Wild!

I have always loved wild places, and we certainly have many right within a day's drive of my home in Western Washington State.  In Eastern Washington, the landscape shows the effects of glaciation in the last Ice Age, over 10,000 years ago.  Much of the land was a huge lake called Lake Missoula, covering much …

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Lens-Artists Challenge #100-The long and winding road.

When I see a road, I usually wonder where it leads.  On our travels in the Pacific Northwest, Hubby and I pass many freeway turnoffs with roads down which we have never traveled.  On the way to Mount Vernon, there is a freeway exit marked "Starbird Road", and I have always been intrigued by the …

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This is Perfect. WA Senator proposes bill in Legislature to give Seattle what it asks for.

If you follow the Northwest news at all, you will be familiar with the story of the environmentalists behind the drive to remove dams on the Snake River, to improve habitat for endangered salmon.  Never mind that removal of those dams would also result in the loss of many megawatts of clean, carbon-free energy production …

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Photo Challenge…….Corner

This structure is in a pretty desolate corner of the world, on the bluff overlooking the Columbia River in north central Washington State.  It also has a multitude of corners, angles, and intersections.  You wouldn't want to get caught by the sharp tip of one of those blades!  Stationary, it almost looks like a piece …

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