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River Walk – Different Mood

The mountain’s reflection in the lake had quite a different mood than when I started the walk at this spot, less than an hour before. These imagesĀ are part of a series posted chronologically from one river walk on Jan 13/18. … Continue reading

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River Walk – Picnic in January

The reason for the woods’ misty glow became apparent when I left the trees, and the path opened out to the lake again. The colors had cooled along with the air, and a dreamy mist hung low to the water. … Continue reading

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River Walk – Long Shadows

Although the sun was shining brightly in the sky, the surrounding mountains set much of the valley into shadow. Just after 3pm, the precious orb was on its way to the horizon and would soon plunge me into a long … Continue reading

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River Walk – Trees in Every Direction

Washington is called the Evergreen State, and along the river pathway trees abound. Some are 40 – 60 feet (12-18 meters) tall, or so, and they tower around me as I walk. The tightly wooded section of the path from … Continue reading

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River Walk – Rays of Yesterday

North Bend, WA, nearby this riverside pathway, gets about 63 inches of rain a year. I think a good portion of them fell on the day before this walk. The outdoors were even fresher and more extraordinary for it. The … Continue reading

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Promise of Summer

The reflections in the neighborhood lake made me think of summer boating and hiking into the lush green mountains. It’s so good to see the water back and the lake at its full level with run-off to spare.

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