When we were deciding to move to Washington, we started to see all kinds gorgeous pictures of the place. It seems to be an unbelievably green covered landscape (or at least the western side) dotted with wild flowers, bald eagles, mountain lakes and waterfalls. All of these things are not lies- I mean look at that canyon there!! There are truly some gorgeous scenes around these parts. We've done ok getting out including a trip on the Puget Sound, the tulips up North, and the coast of the Olympic Peninsula. But there are two cold hard facts that have prevented us from seeing our fair share of whales and glaciers and eagles.
1. All that green? It comes from somewhere. I'll give you a hint: it's wet and it falls from the sky.
2. A newborn/toddler is kind of a wrench in most plans that involve leaving the house.
So I've seen pretty much every square inch of the mile radius around my house and office but less of the rest of Washington that I was hoping. I guess I could add another one in: after the week, I often feel like being a bump on a
That last one is why I didn't go with David on his photography outing to Palouse Falls this weekend. It's on the south eastern side of the state and popular photography destination for obvious reasons. He took the Pontiac and made a day of it while I thoroughly enjoyed the couch. Here are a few pictures from the drive out, which looks kind of scenic, too.