The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 11: We arrive at Our Jungle House

Your virtual Thailand vacation continues as Thor and I catch the ferry from Koh Samui to the mainland and Khao Sok National Park. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 10: Wat Plai Laem

Join Thor and me as your virtual vacation continues with our last stop on the island of Koh Samui — the mind-boggling temple complex of Wat Plai Laem. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 9: Around Koh Samui

Join Thor and me as we continue our quest Seeking Clarity in tropic realms with great snorkeling. Koh Samui didn’t fit the bill, but was a fascinating destination. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer: Mountain Carpe Diem

Join Thor, Bear dog, and me as we escape the “2020 blues” to soak up the last beautiful days of summer in our Pacific Northwest mountains. “But at my back I always hear Time’s wingèd chariot hurrying near;” These days … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to the Mountains, Take Two

Thor, Bear dog, and I celebrate our beautiful Mount Baker Wilderness, and send best wishes to the those fighting the terrible wild fires burning our U.S. West. 2020 continues its ravages on so many levels, but there is still so … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Rerun: Goat Mountain Hike, 2018

As the U.S. West is on fire and our mountains obscured by smoke, here’s a reminder that many wilderness hikes are still there, waiting or recovering. Here’s another favorite hike in the Mount Baker Wilderness in NW Washington. I plan … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Rerun: Chain Lakes Hike, 2018

As the U.S. West is on fire and our mountains obscured by smoke, here’s a reminder that many wilderness hikes are still there, waiting or recovering. Here’s a favorite below Mt. Baker in NW Washington. I plan to return soon … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Flashback: Hiking to Lake Ann, 2018

The last couple of years have presented their challenges for all of us, and I hope to keep hope alive for more outings in our beautiful Pacific Northwest wilderness and wherever we all can venture. I plan to return soon … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 8: Angthong Marine Park

Join Thor and me as we take a cruise from Koh Samui to the stunning islands and clear blue sea of the national marine park. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to … Continue reading

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