Evergreen Campus

The other day we decided to check out the trails on the Evergreen College campus. Let me tell you this is an amazing campus. I wish I would have known about it 30 years ago... Anyhow you don't need a permit or to pay for parking in the weekends so we took advantage. There were... Continue Reading →

Mushroom Hunt – Tolmie

This past weekend was D's birthday so we spent the morning at Tolmie. We hadn't been for a while, so it was nice to be back. It was quiet, drizzling, dank and perfect for a wander. There were quiet a lot of slugs on the trail so I just had to stop and watch them... Continue Reading →

Mt Rainier NP

This weekend we decided to head up to My Rainer to get a lay of the land before the snow came. It was a beautiful day and the sights were amazing as well. I figured that there wouldn't be many mushrooms because of the temps and I was right...but there were a few. Sadly the... Continue Reading →

Priests Point

The other day we headed out to Priests Point. We had been one before, but it was on the day use/picnic side. D had since saw there was another entry and let me say this was MUCH better. We really weren't expecting many mushrooms since it had been a bit dry and we have been... Continue Reading →

Autumn in Olympia

It feels like all of a sudden the autumn colors started to pop here in Olympia. Sadly they seem to be going just as fast as they came. Trees in just a days time seem to me naked now...and the ground is covered in crispy leaves. I do have to admit that I love traipsing... Continue Reading →

To the Coast…

We had been wanting to head out to the coast for a while, but didn't really want to deal with summer crowds (is there summer beach crowds in Washington? IDK...) So with the rainy weekend and a full tank of gas we decided to head on out to Westport and soak in the off season.... Continue Reading →

Watershed Park

Yesterday we had nothing going on, so what better way to spend some time than checking out a new trail. Watershed park is a great place to go get lost in nature...in the middle of the city.   Sure at one point we heard a mower, and at one part of the park you can... Continue Reading →

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