Rest areas along America’s highways can be lonely and potentially dangerous places.
I hiked some short trails in the redwoods and walked the Pacific Ocean beach to explore Fern Canyon in the fog. It was magical. Too soon, I had to hightail my way back to my job, but at least I had experienced a bit of the storied California Coast.
Melakwa Lake is a subalpine, wilderness lake that is among the closest such lakes to Seattle, and is a great mountain hike during summer or early fall.
Near Hama Hama on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, there are scattered pilings standing in the saltwater. This weblog explores the history of those posts.
Advection fog adds mystery to the wintery Midwestern landscape.