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Hurricane Ridge

"I need to go get some good pictures, but we never go anywhere interesting…"

Let's go to the top of a mountain.

The Olympic National Park is one of my favorite spots to visit. It has easy hikes, and serious multi-day hikes. It's pristine and gorgeous.

I didn't know cross country skiing and snowshoeing was a popular activity here, I'll add that to my list.

One of my favorite shots of the day:

No. 135

Dumb luck that this guy landed next to me after I jogged up to the peak.

Heading back out.

Until next time.

Walk in a Park

We had to get the kids out of the house, and Dark Sky assured us it wasn't going to rain.

It's been raining a lot, so everything was wet. We opted for the natural paths, instead of the stroller accommodating asphalt.

I don't think she was being an airplane, I think that's just how she runs.

My wife and daughter played tag, as I tried to get our youngest back to the car for nap time.

Fun day, and we stayed dry. Muddy, but dry.


Most of the time, I just can't keep up with my oldest.

Green Path
Running Off Frame

In Japan

It was a long trip, but it was amazing.

We came across this temple and I just loved all the prayers tied to this fence.

Setup for a wedding reception.

Even the cracks in Japan are clean.