Memory Monday slides redux, Week 35

May 1976 — I wasn’t invited along (but that’s okay!) when my mom and dad took this road trip up to central Washington State. Mom had recently graduated from California State University, Sacramento, and this getaway to her favorite place on Earth was her well-deserved reward. Leavenworth sits in the midst of the Cascade range, and there’s plenty of beautiful […]

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Memory Monday slides redux, Week 32

Spring/Summer 1962 — My last few slides from the 1960s cover our family trip to the northern coast of California, specifically Patrick’s Point State Park. Even though I can’t really remember the details of this visit, I do have a warmly nostalgic feeling about Patrick’s Point and a burning desire to revisit and hike the same trails. I originally posted […]

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Return to Slate Bar

It’s been awhile since I hiked up to Slate Bar, but a warmish day in January (I actually wore shorts) seemed like the perfect time to go back. I was able to get off the paved bike trail and away from the seemingly endless stream of walkers and cyclists, at least for a little while. “This bar was located just […]

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