The Mountain

When you think of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest, you probably get the image of The Space Needle….and….a steaming cup of coffee….and…..rain and……..right….. Mt. Rainier. The Mountain. Such a commanding presence… …imposing and grand. Majestic. Last weekend, Mr. Al and I took our out-of-town guests to pay our new neighbor, Rainier, a visit. We’re only 45 minutes … Continue reading The Mountain


There is a camera in Humboldt County that observes a pair of nesting Bald Eagles. The nest is empty now, having served its purpose for the season. But they will be back next spring and it begins again. Last season, I enjoyed watching the Eagles prepare for their next batch-o-babies. The male would bring a … Continue reading Nesting