Archive for August, 2011

Day Five It was Wednesday and time to leave the Palouse and head back west by way of Rainier again. We got up early and went looking for an old covered railroad bridge our innkeeper told us about. She said that ‘all the photographer’s go there’! We followed some sketchy directions we found on the […]

All By Myself


Day Four On our second full day in the Palouse I let Brent sleep in … his choice really. I got up at 4-something, turned on the coffee maker … already set up with Starbuck’s French Roast brought from home. It’s not that I could have been without coffee anywhere in Washington State. There are […]

Day Three Up before sunrise we drove to Steptoe Butte State Park & National Landmark which is the highest point in the area at 3,612 feet. It rises about 1,000 feet above the surrounding countryside which is on an elevated plateau. Sunrise was at 5:36 am and we arrived early, in time for the deep […]



Day Two The next day it was on to the Palouse by way of Mount Rainier National Park, east of Seattle. If it were a clear day we would have been able to see the mountain as we approached but some light rain and clouds kept it concealed until later. We figured the Palouse to […]

Day One Back from an 11 day trip to Washington State, the task of processing my photos seemed daunting until deciding to just take it ‘one day at a time’. With a stop-over in Chicago, my husband Brent and I arrived in Seattle just before sunset on a Thursday. The air was cool and clear […]