May 18; Moms and Mountains

May 18. Lots of memories associated with this day, most of mine having to do with mom’s birthday and one birthday in particular when Mount Saint Helens blew her top. May 18, 1980. It was my moms birthday, and my husband and I were in the old truck with mom and dad driving up inContinue reading “May 18; Moms and Mountains”

Beauty of Sunset

“Clouds can dim the light of life,
But in return they can be the source of great enlightenment. ”
~Darlisa Black

Winter in Trout Lake

I wanted to share a few pictures with you from the month of February 2019, in Trout Lake, Washington. We had one of those heavy snowfalls that came fast and furious, Beautiful and dangerous.

Mount Adams

Shining bright with winter snow at the higher elevations. Mount Adams is the second tallest peak in Washington State, and yet had been the lesser visited mountain. We locals like it that way.. no roads open year around to treeline.

Falling Leaves

Such a lovely day on the crick out back, Standing there in delight while when gusts of wind grabbed the trees and shook them, sending Cascades of Cottonwood leaves falling all around me. Leaves landed in the creek and drifted by, yellow hearts against the reflections in the slowly moving stream. The sun would playfullyContinue reading “Falling Leaves”

Autumn 🍂 is Here

Backyard Baby And Mama Deer. White Salmon, Washington sunset last week, lovely Mt. Hood in the distance across the mighty Columbia River in Oregon. another recent sunset in Trout Lake, Washington Amazing old fashioned grapes 🍇 at my brothers place, on their way to become canned grape juice. They smelled heavenly! Aspen trees in ConboyContinue reading “Autumn 🍂 is Here”

Wisdom Within

I challenge you to list at least 2 qualities about yourself that you find to be good. Then think of 2 good qualities about someone you fear or despise. I am not saying you have to like them now… some things and some people we need to stay away from for our own sanity andContinue reading “Wisdom Within”