Tag Archives: Pacific Northwest

Dens, burrows, tunnels and magic portals….

When I am in the forest, my senses are usually in delightful overload.  All around me stories of wild life are being told, layered within hues of gold and green, russets, tangerines, grays and blacks, hidden in symbiotic textures of … Continue reading

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A shoreline voyage

So often I write about the lush forests I love to explore along Washington’s temperate coast, but the truth is we initially moved to this area to be near the ocean.  Our house sits directly between Willapa bay to the … Continue reading

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In a friendship with flowers

  I have often heard or read the phrase “He or she has a good relationship with the land.”  As I devote more and more of my free time to exploring wild places, I more deeply understand what that means.  A … Continue reading

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A primordial dream

I hike into the dawn forest as the sun begins to rise from behind distant hills.  This is my favorite time of day and it always feels like a special secret.  I weave beneath the trees with electric anticipation, waiting silently for the spellbinding … Continue reading

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