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From Fossil Bed to Mountain Peak

From Fossil Bed to Mountain Peak

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve Campground  Site #67,  6:48 a.m. – 37 degrees The sun was just beginning to stretch her glow across the dunes as we broke camp and made coffee. It was a still morning, a few songbirds and snoring neighbors the only sounds in the campground. … Continue reading

Mount Rainier to Mount St. Helens

Mount Rainier to Mount St. Helens

Westward Wanderlust Day 12 Mount Rainier National Park, WA July 21st, 2012   The morning was saturated with the rich scent of burnt wood, remnants of the cedar logs that had smoldered late into the night.  The cozy fireplace had made the atmosphere in Oak Cabin complete.  We probably stayed up later than we needed … Continue reading

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Westward Wanderlust Day 10 Heart ‘o the Hills Campground, Olympic National Park, WA July 19th, 2012   As we searched for sleep last night in the back of the car, the hush of the late hours was broken by the shrill cries of a screech owl.  Windows cracked in an attempt to cut the humidity … Continue reading