Tag Archives: Northwest

Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown)

Today I finished the best book I’ve read in a long time: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown. Like the crew described in the book, it starts out slowly and unassuming, but picks up the pace in … Continue reading

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Washington Disasters (Rob & Natalie McNair-Huff)

Most folks living in the Northwest today remember the Nisqually Earthquake of 2001. I was in my office, for instance, mildly eavesdropping on a class in the next room. I stood up when the shaking began and rode it out … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark (Rex Ziak)

There’s a place in southeastern Washington State that’s probably insignificant to nearly everyone who drives by at 60 mph on Highway 730. It’s just north of the Oregon state line at Wallula Gap near the co-mingling of two rivers, the … Continue reading

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High Rocks and Ice (Bob & Ira Spring)

A while back I expressed to you my wish — my ache — to be up hiking the high country trails at Mt Rainier. I shared a few mountain photography books with you at the time, but I’d be remiss … Continue reading

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J.P. Patches: Northwest Icon (Chris Wedes)

J.P. Patches was interviewed on the radio yesterday. His wonderful television show started fifty years ago this week. My goodness! Who is J.P. Patches? He’s a legend in the Seattle area. For 23 years — the longest run for a … Continue reading

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