Crater Lake

Crater Lake is only a few hours away from Eugene, Oregon and most of it is through various National Forests.  The drive was a nice way to start to unwind from my two nights and a day working in a motel room.  Once I reached Crater Lake I discovered that there was no cell phone … More Crater Lake


After leaving my quiet little camp site at the Ilwaco KOA, I headed over the border into Oregon.  I’d done a search for vegan friendly restaurants in Astoria and came up with few options.  I chose to stop at Blue Scorcher Bakery Cafe.  It was completely overcast and kind of gloomy and chilly out, so … More Oregon


The Hoh Rainforest was pretty, but I’m afraid my camping experience was a little downed by the mosquito situation.  Stinkers wouldn’t leave me alone, no matter how much bug spray I poured on myself. Still it was a great location and the following morning I did hike around while it was still cool enough for … More Hoh

Olympic National Park

I wrote an entry for my first day in North Cascades National Park, but it is somewhere out in my car, so I’ll add a back-dated entry later. Tuesday morning shooting in North Cascades was perfect.  I was up at 5:30 and in position for some very interesting light during sunrise.  It felt like I … More Olympic National Park