Category Archives: Washington

Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walks #10 and #11)

As our Vancouver USA Summer Spots Challenge walks continue, Chules and I moved on to the Salmon Creek Greenway Trail and the Lacamas Heritage Trail. The Salmon Creek Greenway Trail check-in was at the west end of the trail. The … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walk #9)

In our quest to complete the Vancouver USA Summer Spots Challenge (and thereby be entered into a drawing for which I no longer even remember what the prizes are), Chules and I made our ninth outing a trip to Washougal, … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walk #8)

At the halfway point of the Visit Vancouver USA challenge (an app designed to encourage participants to get outdoors and explore the area), my eighth walk took me to the banks of the Columbia River and the Waterfront Renaissance Trail. … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walk #7)

The 7th outing for the Summer Challenge walks took us to Klineline Pond. Fortunately we could do our gps check-in from the parking lot because – after paying the parking fee – we discovered that my fur buddy Chules was … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walks #5 and #6)

The next two checkpoints on my Summer Challenge site visits were Vancouver Lake Park and Frenchman’s Bar Park. I went to Vancouver Lake first. I have to admit I wasn’t super impressed with the park. It’s got picnic tables and … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walks #3 and #4)

Continuing with my Summer Challenge walks, my third and fourth outings were practically at the same location, so I’ll cover them both here. Fort Vancouver was established in 1824 as a fur trading post by the Hudson’s Bay Company. The … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walk #2)

As stated in my last post, I am participating in a local summer “challenge” that aims to get folks out and about to nearby parks, nature trails and other fun outdoor locations. I described my first outing of the challenge … Continue reading

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Vancouver, USA Summer Spots (Walk #1)

I came across a local “summer challenge” run through an app that is designed to encourage participants to get outdoors and explore the area. There are 20 sites listed, and if I verify (through the app’s gps) that I have … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Oregon white oak

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Wordless Wednesday

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