Tag: Mountains

Oh My Stars!

This past weekend I had a glorious experience in a beautiful U.S. National Park just southeast of Seattle, Washington. The Mount Rainier National Park is a remote park that is home to the active volcano, Mount Rainier that towers above 14,000 feet over the landscape. This snow-capped mountain […]

Wild Columbine

Columbines by: Teresa Hooley (1888-1973) Airily poised in the garden bed, Delicate saffron, white and rose, With gossamer petals lightly spread The columbines flutter upon their toes. Wait, till the moonlight sets them free! They’ll stir, they’ll shake off the dew, they’ll go Dancing, dancing (but you’ll not […]

And Then the Clouds Cleared

A mid-October visit to the Shenandoah mountains was filled with rainy days and overcast skies. Though it wasn’t the most pleasant of weather, the storm created its magic along the rolling mountains. But then the clouds cleared in the afternoon and the brilliant autumn colors shone brightly with […]