Rows of pink tulips, Mount Vernon, Skagit Valley, Skagit County, Washington, USA

Skagit Valley Tulip Sunrise

Another year, another spring and another sunrise in the colorful RoozenGaarde fields of tulips in Washington State’s Skagit Valley.  Now at least a 15 year tradition, my family makes the […]

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Carnival Kicks Off in Lucerne

Thursday, February 4, 2016 (Dirty Thursday)Lucerne, Switzerland Carnival season has kicked off here in Lucerne, with tens of thousands of costumed Swiss partiers prowling the streets for parades, music and […]

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San Juan Island Highlights

A few winter shots from my favorite of the San Juan Islands, including Cattle Point Light and Lime Kiln Light standing watch under starry night skies, and Pacific madrone trees […]

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Red cog rail train car on summit of Mount Rigi, Switzerland, Europe

Mount Rigi

Enjoying a fine day in Switzerland with a cog train ride up Mount Rigi for spectacular views of the Swiss Alps, and then a steep scramble down it’s north side […]

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