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The Joy of Rain Walking

After a long stretch of dry, warm weather, this weekend a large storm swept across the Pacific Northwest.  It rained, which was good because we needed it desperately.  The state of Washington, along with most west coast states, have been … Continue reading

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Walking Gear – Tried and True

I love discovering gear that can make my walks more enjoyable and stress free.  This week I thought I would share some of my favorite items that help me get out walking. Cameras: This spring I bought a Canon 6D, my first full … Continue reading

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The Art of Flower Photography

My love of photography began with taking photos of flowers along my walks, so I was thrilled to learn that I was accepted to be in the live audience on Creative Live with Kathleen Clemons from Maine.  She is a very … Continue reading

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Summer Walking Tips

As we approach the first of July the temperatures are rising.  Here in the Pacific Northwest we began to see unusual 90 degree weather in June with a forecast for more of the same.  I must admit going out Camera … Continue reading

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“Wild West” Photography Tips

Last week I was in Casper, Wyoming assisting Rick Sammon and Dinty Miller, owner of Wyoming Camera Outfitters, host a six-day workshop.  We had a packed schedule with opportunities to take photos of models in a bar and distillery, junk … Continue reading

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Celebrate “Go Day”

Did you know that Saturday, June 13th is National Get Outdoors Day?  U.S. federal agencies, nonprofits, and the recreation industry host this annual event to encourage families to get out and experience traditional and non-traditional types of outdoor activities.  This is a … Continue reading

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Exploring Smartphone Walking Trackers

One of the things I love about my friends is that they occasionally send me articles that focus on walking, fitness, and health.  The other day my friend Lorraine sent me a link comparing smartphone fitness trackers.  The first two … Continue reading

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