Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

(Snohomish, WA) We’re fortunate to view of lot of nature’s wonder in the Pacific Northwest. But two prized moments have long eluded me in my 53 years: the site of orcas in Puget Sound, and witnessing the Northern Lights.  Well, I can finally cross one of those long-held dreams off the ol’ bucket list.  And… Continue reading Northern Lights dazzle in Snohomish, Washington

The slippery slope that is Lowell-Larimer Road

Fallen trees on Lowell-Larimer Road. March 10, 2014.

VIDEO AND PHOTOS COMMENTARY (Snohomish County) I’m no geologist.  Certainly not an engineer, either. But a simple eyeball test nearly screams that it’s only a matter of time before a significant chunk of hillside crashes down upon Lowell-Larimer Road. Worse yet, a slide could extend toward houses just across the road. That possibility is certainly… Continue reading The slippery slope that is Lowell-Larimer Road

September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River

Post updated on July 14, 2013. It’s an odd-numbered year, so watch-out!  Large numbers of pink salmon (nicknamed “humpies”) are about to return to Puget Sound. Want to whet your appetite for the upcoming humpy run?  Check-out the video below.  It features a full-helping of beautiful scenery on the Snohomish River captured during the 2011… Continue reading September’s Symmetry: “Humpy Run” (Pink Salmon) on the Snohomish River