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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 #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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The Simple Life

Day 26 of NaPoWriMo.* For today’s prompt, we were asked to fill out an “Almanac Questionnaire” that you can find here, then use our responses as the basis for a poem. And so I came up with this depiction of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 8.26.15

Community Garden

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